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Rosalyn Giesick

August 16, 2019

Rosalyn Giesick, age 79 of WaKeeney, Kansas passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 in WaKeeney. She was born October 9, 1939 in Liebenthal, Kansas to Cornel and Ursula (Legleiter) Dechant.

She was a homemaker, and she enjoyed playing cards and board games as well as family get togethers.

She is survived by a son, Danny Bittel of LaCrosse, Kansas; a daughter, Kim Oldham of Bennington, Kansas; a brother, Virgil Dechant; a sister, Peggy Norris; 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Debbie Schroller; a son, Rick Bittel; brothers, Emerald, LaVerne, Donnie and Harry Dechant and sisters, Bernice Schaffer, Annie Meder, Delores Dechant, Carol Werth and Jeanette Misegadis.

Services will be 10:30 AM Friday Aug. 23, 2019 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hays with burial following in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday 9 AM – 10:00 AM with a rosary service at 9:50 all at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

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