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Elizabeth "Betty" Basgall

May 17, 2018

     Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Basgall, age 84, of Victoria, Kansas, died Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Via Christi Village Care Center Hays, Kansas. She was born December 12, 1933, at Salina, Kansas, to Edgar F. and Lydia (Staab) Brungardt.  She married Aloysius “Al” F. Basgall on May 10, 1955, at Victoria, Kansas.  He preceded her in death on March 6, 2005.

She was a homemaker and worked at St. John’s Rest Home in Victoria as an activities assistant for a number of years and was a volunteer for over 25 years. She was a 1951 graduate of Victoria High School.  She was a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis, St. Fidelis Daughters of Isabella, St. Fidelis Christian Mothers, V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Post No.1751 and was a volunteer for the St. Fidelis Funeral Committee.  She enjoyed cooking, baking, vegetable / flower gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include three sons, Alan Basgall and wife, Anne, Hays, KS; John Basgall and wife, Lynda, Greenville, SC; Robert Basgall, Wichita, KS; two daughters, Ann Weber and husband, Jerry, Hays, KS; Jane Conell and husband, Dan, Omaha, NE; one sister, Rosie Schulte, Hays, KS; one sister-in-law, Betty Brungardt, Hays, KS; ten grandchildren; five great grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Francis “F.C.” Brungardt and wife, Twila and Edward Brungardt; two brothers-in-law, Melvin Gross and Denis Schulte; one sister, Almeda Hoffman and husband, Albert.

Services will be at 3:00 P.M. Monday, May 21, 2018, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas.  Burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria, Kansas.

A vigil service will be at 6:30 P.M. Sunday, followed by a V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary memorial service / rosary with the Daughters of Isabella and Christian Mothers at 7:00 P.M. Sunday, all at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

Visitation is from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Sunday and from 1:00 to 2:45 P.M. Monday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, Victoria, Kansas.

The family suggest memorials to Via Christi Village or Hospice of Hays Medical Center.

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