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Kathleen 'Kathy' Edsall

d. December 16, 2017

Kathleen 'Kathy' Edsall

Victoria, Kansas Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Edsall, age 66, died Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. She was born August 29,1951, in Hays, Kansas to Alvin P. and Shirley Jean (Weigel) Braun. She married Jerry Spiess and later she married Ivan R. Edsall on March 23, 1996, in Hays, Kansas.

Kathy was a homemaker, a day care provider and was a cook at St. Johns Rest Home in Victoria for a few years. She grew up in Victoria and was a 1969 graduate of Victoria High School. She was a member of the Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas, enjoyed cooking, crocheting, music, fishing and her pets.

Survivors include her husband, Ivan R. Edsall, of the home; one son, Jason Spiess and his companion, Nicole Wallace, Victoria, KS; two daughters, Kelly Wellbrock and husband, Brett; Melanie Spiess and her fianc, Travis Dennis, all of Salina, KS; one brother, Dennis "Mike" Braun, Hays, KS; four sisters, Marilyn Stoffel and husband, Jerry, Victoria, KS; Deborah Seitz and husband, Steve, Victoria, KS; Rosie Hammerschmidt and husband, Gerald, Hays, KS; Paula Younker and husband, Dale, Jetmore, KS; one sister-in-law, Yvonne Braun, Victoria, KS; five grandchildren, Sophia Spiess, Gage Spiess, Jace Spiess, Carson Wellbrock and Julia Wellbrock; three step-grandchildren, James, Kelton and Lakyn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents, Adam and Clemetine Braun; Dan and Catherine Weigel.

Services are 10:00 A.M. Thursday, December 21, 2017, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas. Inurnment will be at St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria, Kansas.

A vigil service will be at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, at Clines-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

Visitation is from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Wednesday and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. Thursday all at Clines-Keithley Mortuary Victoria, Kansas.

Memorial to The Basilica of St. Fidelis.

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Service Information

Funeral Service Thursday

December 21, 2017

10:00 AM

Basilica of St. Fidelis


Victoria, Kansas 67671

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