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Peggy Sue Mai

October 16, 2019


Peggy Sue Giess Mai, age 86, of Utica, Kansas passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. She was born February 11, 1933 in Carthage, Missouri to Ralph and Emma Lou (Kollenburn) Hunt Jr. She married Robert “Bob” Giess on September 12, 1953. He preceded her in death on October 2, 1988. She married Raymond Mai July 8, 1989.

Peggy had worked as a secretary Ransom school district and bookkeeper for the Deines Corporation in Ransom. She enjoyed crafts, making floral arrangements, and doll collecting. She was a member of the Arnold Methodist Church where she was very active in the choir and other church activities.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond Mai of Utica, Kansas; three sons, Mike Giess and wife Julie of Hays, Rob Giess of Eudora, KS and Dave Giess and wife LaVonne of Hays; three step daughters, Delma McCalister and husband Larry of Wichita, Dana Fagan and husband Roger of Bennington, KS and Debbie Friess and husband Mort of Ransom; six grandchildren, Tyler Giess, Tracer Giess, Cody Giess, Wacy Giess, Ashley Briand and MaKenzie Giess as well as numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Robert Giess; two sons, Randy and Roger Giess and a granddaughter, Tara Giess.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Arnold United Methodist Church 105 Main Arnold, KS. Burial will follow in the Arnold Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday 5 Pm – 7 PM at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

Saturday visitation will be at the church from 9 AM until service time.

Memorial contributions are suggested to DSNWK/Employment Connections or the Arnold United Methodist Church.
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October 18, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brock's North Hill Chapel
2509 Vine Street
Hays, Kansas 67601

Funeral Service
October 19, 2019

10:00 AM
Arnold United Methodist Church
105 main
arnold, KS 67515

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