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Verla M. Staab

December 13, 1934 — December 18, 2016

Verla M. Staab

Verla Mae Staab, 82 Hays, lost her battle with cancer on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society, Hays. She was born Dec. 13, 1934 in Hyacinth, Kansas to Isidor and Lidwina (Younker) Kreutzer. She was the fifth of eleven children. She attend Hyacinth grade school and graduated from Hays High School in 1952. She married Roger A. Staab June 2, 1954. From this union they raised five children. Glenn D. (May 1955), Lyle F. (May 1956) Dale J. (June 1957), Terri L. (Oct. 1967) and Mark A. (April 1970).

She worked several jobs over the years while raising their children. Including; Hays Job Center, State Distributors, Premier Wine & Spirits and Sunshine Connections. She was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church and Hays Eagles Ladies Auxiliary. She was a great cook and was known by family and friends that there was always plenty for those who stopped by for Saturday lunch. She also gardened and canned, loved playing Bingo and Lottery Tickets, was a good bowler and dancer. She also enjoyed embroidery and quilt making. During her later years you didnt see her without a "Word Search Puzzle" book or newspaper in her hand. She had a quick wit and always ready to share a smile.

Survivors include her husband Roger, Hays Good Samaritan. Her children Glenn and wife Dottie, Hays; Lyle and wife Marilyn, Overland Park, KS; Dale and wife Stephanie, Hays; Terri Hamel and husband Kyle, Gilbert, AZ and Mark and wife Missie, Dallas, TX. Eleven grandchildren, Craig, Kevin & Michelle Staab; Lily Staab; Joey, Jayme, Darin, Tanner & Conner Staab; Kylee & Taylor Hamel and ten Great Grandchildren. Her brother LeRoy Kreutzer, Hays and sisters Anna Sander, Denver, CO; Imelda (Millie)Flax, Hays; and Firma Pfannenstiel, Wakeeney, KS.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; Infant brother Leroy, Marvin and Kenneth. Three sisters; Alice Nemechek, Infant sister Viola and Neola Schmidtberger. Two Grandchildren: Justin Staab and Kimberly Staab

Services will be 10 AM Friday, December 23, 2016 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Hays. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Hays.

Visitation will be Thursday 4 PM 8 PM with a parish vigil service at 7 PM. Friday visitation will be 9 AM 9:30 AM all at Brocks-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine St. Hays.

Memorials are suggested to Hays Hospice or Hays Good Samaritan Society.

Condolences may be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com











Service Information









Visitation Thursday

December 22, 2016

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM



2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601









Vigil Service Thursday

December 22, 2016

7:00 PM



2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601









Visitation Friday

December 23, 2016

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM



2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601









Funeral Mass Friday

December 23, 2016

10:00 AM

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

1805 Vine

Hays, KS. 67601

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