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Patrick Walters

March 20, 1932 ~ May 4, 2018 (age 86)

Patrick "Pat" Walters, age 86, of Catharine, KS passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 in Catharine. He was born March 20, 1932 in Catharine to Anthony and Ludwina (Polifka) Walters. He married Connie Nagel on Nov. 23,1972 in LaCrosse, Kansas.

Pat was a oilfield production superintendent working for Slawson Oil and Double Eagle both in Ness City, KS. After his retirement from the oilfields he worked as a courier for Hays Path Lab. He was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War stationed in Japan. He was a member of St. Catherine Church, 3rd Degree Catherine Council Knights of Columbus and a 4th degree Bishop Cunningham Assembly Knight. He was a lifetime member of the Hays VFW and a member of the Hays American Legion. Pat was an avid sports fan especially Notre Dame football and Kansas Jayhawks basketball.

He is survived by his wife, Connie of the home; three sons, Christopher Walters of Merriam, KS, Todd Walters and wife Michelle of Hanston, KS and Mike Walters of Ness City; four sisters, Sr. Ann Walters of Fond du Lac, WI, Katy Perino and husband Les of Holt, MI, Sr. Rose Walters of Fond du Lac, WI and Nettie Kuhn Verdi of Norton, KS; a brother, Thomas Walters of Catharine and four grandchildren, Macie, Kaylee, Bryce and Lauryn Walters all of Hanston.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Delbert, Dan, Marvin and Herb Walters and a sister, Delores Giebler.

Funeral services will be 10 AM Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Catharine, KS. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors courtesy of the Hays VFW Honor Guard.

Visitation will be Monday 4 pm - 8 PM at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601 and Tuesday at the church from 9 AM until service time at the church.

A combined parish vigil service and Catherine Council Knights of Columbus rosary service will be Monday at 7 PM all at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Catherine Catholic Church, TMP-Marian or Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ness City.

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