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Mildred 'Mickie' Brungardt

October 5, 1932 — October 11, 2017

Mildred 'Mickie' Brungardt

Victoria, Kansas - Mildred M. 'Mickie' Brungardt, age 85, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. She was born October 5, 1932, in Loretta, Kansas, to Alois G. and Mary (Weber) Basgall. She married Paul F. Brungardt on January 22, 1952, at Loretta, Kansas.

She attended Victoria High School, worked at Travenol in Hays and St. John's Rest Home in Victoria. Mickie was a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis, St. Fidelis Christian Mothers and a volunteer on the St. Fidelis Funeral Committee. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, cooking her familiy's favorite meals, puzzles, crosswords, polka music, reading...especially Volga-German history, and making beautiful crocheted doilies.

Survivors include her husband, Paul F. Brungardt, of the home; one son, Leon Brungardt, Walker, KS; four daughters, Carol Cowger and husband, Chris, Topeka, KS; Lois Yunker, Munjor, KS; Wanda Brungardt and husband, Ron Staab, Victoria, KS; Paula Zwenger and husband, Patrick, Bellevue, NE; one sister, Alvina Engel, Denver, CO; two sisters-in-law, Betty Basgall, Hays, KS, Isabel Basgall, LaCrosse, KS; 11 grandchildren, Cara Cowger, Cory Cowger and fianc, Erica, Casey Cowger, Aaron Brungardt (Mikala), Jared Brungardt (Nettie), Kris Yunker (Angel), Nick Yunker, Nathan Yunker (Jedel), Sister John Marie Zwenger IHM, Alexandra Fry (Jon), Luke Zwenger; three step grandchildren, Terry Staab (Denna), Kristie Goodwin (Bobby), Jesse Staab and fianc, Kristina; 12 great grandchildren and 8 step great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Steve Brungardt and Mark Brungardt; one son-in-law, Tom Yunker; one grandchild, Matt Yunker; one great grandchild, Landon Fry; five brothers, Bernard Basgall, Tony Basgall, Al Basgall, Victor Basgall, A.A. Herman; three sisters, Sister Rita Basgall ASC, Sister Agnes Claire Basgall ASC, and Esther Smith.

Services are at 10:00 A.M. Monday, October 16, 2017, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas. Burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery.

A vigil service and St. Fidelis Christian Mothers rosary will be at 7:00 P.M. Sunday, at Cline's-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

Visitation is from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. Monday, all at Cline's-Keithley Mortuary, Victoria, Kansas.

The family suggests memorials to The Basilica of St. Fidelis or Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Wichita, (KS).

Condolences can be left by guestbook at or can be sent via e-mail to

Service Information

Visitation Sunday

October 15, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Cline's-Keithley of Victoria

412 Main

Victoria, KS 67671

Funeral Service Monday

October 16, 2017

10:00 AM

Basilica of St. Fidelis


Victoria, Kansas 67671

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