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Doris M. Riedel

January 26, 1930 ~ February 5, 2019 (age 89)

Doris M. Riedel – age 89, of Victoria, Kansas died Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Via Christi Village Care Center in Hays, Kansas.

She was born January 26, 1930, in Dutch County, Pennsylvania to Harry and Lillian Mae (Hoon) George.  She married Gilbert Riedel Sr. on November 28, 1957.  He preceded her in death on January 19, 2014.

She was a homemaker, a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis and a devoted Catholic.  She grew up and attended high school in New York.  She lived in Victoria until moving to St. John’s/Via Christi Village ten years ago.

Survivors include two sons, Gilbert Riedel Jr. and wife, Lindsay, Cushing, OK; Robert Riedel, Hays, KS; four daughters, Tina Thomas and husband, John and Darlina Dinkel and husband, Wilmer Jr., both of Victoria, KS; Robin Sheldon and husband, Bruce and Judy Brunhoeber and husband, Dennis both of Wichita, KS; one brother; 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Beverly A. Riedel; one great granddaughter, Cambry Nicole Dinkel; two brothers and one sister.

Services are 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas.  Inurnment will be in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria, Kansas.

A Victoria Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 10:45 A.M. Saturday, at the church.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Saturday, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis.  The family suggests memorials to Via Christi Village Chapel-Hays.

Services are entrusted to Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.  Condolences can be left by guestbook at or can be sent via e-mail to

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