Alan Helget, 72, Hays, died Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at Hays Medical Center.
He was born March 17, 1947 to Andrew and Sophie (Hammerschmidt) Helget, in Hays. He was a graduate from Hays High School (1965).
He married Janice (Rome) Helget on December 28, 1970 in Victoria. He served in the US Navy for 13 years. He retired from Fort Hays State University Grounds Department in 2009 after 25 years. He enjoyed his corvette and was an avid animal lover.
Survivors include his wife of the home, Hays KS; two daughters: Shannon Weber and husband, Rod, St. George, KS; and Stacy Budig and companion, Aaron Pflaum, Hays, KS; three grandchildren: Ryan Weber and wife, Brittany, Auburn, KS; Brandon Weber, Manhattan, KS; and Morgan Budig, Hays, KS; one great-grandchild, Riley Weber; and two sisters: Dorothy Waldschmidt, Ellis, KS; and Delores Dreiling, Hays, KS.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Janie Urban.
Services will be on Saturday January 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Home and Crematory, 2509 Vine Street, Hays, KS with a memorial visitation beginning at 10:00 AM and a VFW Rosary at 10:30 AM all at the Funeral Home. Inurnment, inclusive of Military Honors, will follow the services in the St Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Hays.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Humane Society of the High Plains.
Arrangements in care of Brock's-Keithley Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes.com
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