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Betty L. Gottschalk

August 12, 1947 ~ July 9, 2017 (age 69)

Betty L. (Brendel) Gottschalk, age 69, of Hays, Kansas passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 in Hays. She was born August 12, 1947 in Hays to Mitt and Evelynn (Rupp) Brendel. 

She was a homemaker and she enjoyed puzzles, playing cards, 

She is survived by her husband Robert L. Gottschalk of the home in Hays; two sons, Jerry Lee Simonton and Kevin Lee Simonton and his significant other Angela all of Hays; two step-sons, Roger Gottschalk and wife Pam of Northglenn, Colorado and Jeff Gottschalk and wife Tammy of Holcomb, Kansas; a grandson, Christian Lee Simonton; 6 step-grandchildren; and a niece, Darla Ridnour and husband Nile.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Gary Lee Brendel and a nephew, Darren Lee Brendel.

Graveside services will be 11 AM on Saturday, July 29th at St. Joseph Cemetery in Hays. Arrangements in care of Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601

Memorials are suggested to Hospice at Hays Medical Center.

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 Service Information

Graveside Service
July 29, 2017

11:00 AM

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