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April K. May

January 14, 2018

Hays, Kansas- April K. May, age 40, died Sunday, January 14, 2018.  She was born July14,1977 in Lodi, California to Sylvester K and Gayle L (Mallory) Hecky.  She married Henry J. “Hank” May on September 25,1999, in Hays, Kansas.

She was a homemaker and moved to Hays in 1999 from California.  She grew up in  Wainae, Hawaii and San Jose, CA.  She graduated from Independence High School in San Jose, CA.  April enjoyed arts, crafts and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband, Henry J. “Hank” May, of the home; two daughters, Kallie May and Katie May, both of the home; her mother, Gayle Hecky-Kurup, Hays, KS; three brothers, Jacob Kurup and wife, Kristin, Russell, KS; Kaniela Hecky-Kanaka, Wainae, Hawaii; Nickolas Kurup, Hays, KS; two sisters, Melissa Sennett and Brian Summers, Hays, KS; Heather Gage and husband, Lee, Hays, KS; two nephews; five nieces; two great nephews and one great niece.

She was preceded in death by her father.

 Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 12, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd Street, Hays, Kanas 67601.

Memorial are suggested to her children in care of Henry May. 

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 Service Information

Memorial Service
January 19, 2018

11:00 AM
Cline's-Keithley Mortuary of Hays
1919 E 22nd
Hays, KS 67601

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