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Dale SilkmanSeptember 1, 2017
Dale E. Silkman, age 66, of Hays, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Hays Medical Center. He was born on December 6, 1950 to Max and Dorothy (Wassinger) Silkman in Hays, KS.
Dale was a 1969 graduate from Hays High School. He served in the National Guard during the 1970’s. Dale enjoyed reading and learning history and was considered a history buff. He enjoyed art and loved to draw. Dale returned to school and obtained his Master’s Degree in Art with an emphasis in Print Making from Fort Hays State University, graduating in 2007.
He is survived by his two beloved daughters, Jane Allen and her husband Dustin of Blue Springs, MO and Sarah Silkman of Hays; the mother of his children, Marian Silkman of Hays; three sisters, Patty Robben and her husband Melvin of Salina, KS, Debra Silkman of Tulsa, OK, Marissa Hatfield and her husband Dave of Tulsa, OK; a granddaughter, Adaleigh Allen of Blue Springs, MO.
Dale is preceded in death by his parents.
A Memorial Service will be on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 1805 Vine St., Hays, KS 67601. Inurnment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.
A Recital of the Holy Rosary will be at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Memorial Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. also at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made in Dale’s loving memory to the American Diabetes Association, 608 West Douglas Ave., Ste: 100, Wichita, KS 67203. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.
To share a memory or to leave condolences, please visit www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arrangements are by Brock’s – Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 2509 Vine St., Hays, KS 67601.