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Jolynne Hutton

January 3, 1939 ~ October 8, 2017 (age 78)

Jolynne Hutton, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Hays Regional Medical Center.  She was born January 3, 1939 to William Frederikson and Joan (Weeks) Frederikson in Hays, Kansas.

Jolynne graduated from Hays High School, achieved her Bachelors in Education from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, and her Master’s degree in Music from Wichita State University, in Wichita, Kansas.  She taught orchestra in the Hays public schools for many years until her retirement.  An accomplished musician, Jolynne participated in several city wide music programs and groups.  

A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by her daughter, Jill (Jeffrey) Bruntzel of Overland Park, Kansas and grandchildren Jack Bruntzel and Josie Bruntzel of the home.  She is also survived by Christopher Hutton.   She is remembered fondly by many friends and former students. 

A private memorial service and interment will be at the Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, Kansas.  Memorial donations are suggested in the name of Jolynne Hutton to USD 489 Foundation for Educational Excellence, to be used for scholarships for orchestra students. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 2509 Vine St., Hays, KS 67601. To share a memory or to leave condolences, please visit or condolences can be sent via email to

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