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Alma "Molly" Brin

July 20, 2019
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Alma Marlene "Molly" Brin, age 80, of Hays, Kansas passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Via Christi Village, Hays. She was born April 30, 1939 in Dresden, Kansas to Julius and Mae (Weaver) Diederich. On April 22, 1961 she married Carrol Brin at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hays.

Molly was a RN at the Graham County Hospital, St. Anthony Hospital, Hays Medical Center where she retired from and St. John’s Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Joseph’s catholic Church and she enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, the lake and family outings.

She is survived by her husband, Carrol of Hays; two sons, Richard (Connie) Brin of Hays, Rodney (Verda) Brin of Hays; a daughter, Rhonda (Scott) Stults of Hays; two brothers, Dale Diederich of Olathe, Kansas and Dennis Diederich of Colby; three sisters, Leona Clark of Colby, Janet Laevenstein of Hoxie and Darla Zerr of Hoxie; five grandchildren, Cameron Brin, Meagan Brin, Kaylee Brin, Liam Stults and Alec Stults.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jerome “Gabby” Diederich.

Funeral services will be 10 AM Thursday, July 25, 2019 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hays. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be Wednesday 4 PM - 8 PM with a combined parish vigil and rosary at 7 PM and Thursday visitation will be 9 AM - 9:30 AM all at

Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Joseph's Church, TMP-Marian or donor’s choice.

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