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Virgil R. Jacobs

April 21, 1924 — September 3, 2016

Virgil R. Jacobs

Virgil R. Jacobs, age 92, of Hays, died Saturday, September 3, 2016, at Via Christi Village Care Center Hays, Kansas. He was born April 21, 1924, on the farm Northeast of Gorham, Kansas, to Adam W. and Mary (Schmidtberger) Jacobs. He married Amelia T. 'Millie' (Brungardt) on August 18, 1947, at Victoria, Kansas.

He worked 37 years for the Kansas Department of Transportation and retired in 1985 from the Russell Office as a Supervisor. Virgil and his wife moved to Hays in 1988 from Russell, Kansas. He was a US Army veteran and served during WWII. He attended the Highland School northeast of Gorham, Kansas. He was a member of St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, St. Nicholas of Myra 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus, St. Fidelis 4th Degree Assembly Knights of Columbus , Hays V.F.W. Post # 9076 and Hays American Legion Post #173.

Survivors include his wife, Millie Jacobs, Via Christi Village Hays, KS; two sons, Ronald Jacobs and wife, Donna, McCook, NE; Tom Jacobs, Russell, KS; Karen K. Ryan and husband, Roger, Wichita, KS, one sister, Glennis Tibbits, Wichita, KS; six grandchildren: Shannon Monnahan (Bret), Brandon Jacobs (Jenifer) Alison Ehrlich (Eric), Chad Klitzing (Jess); Carrie Klitzing, Candi Verbeck (Matt); 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Victor Jacobs and wife, Annie; Walter Jacobs; Al Jacobs and wife Coletta; one brother-in-law, Clarence Tibbets; and one sister, Evelyn Ehrlich and husband, Paul.

Services are 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church 2901st 13th Hays, Kansas. Burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery Victoria, Kansas with military honors by the Hays V.F.W. and Hays America Legion.

A vigil service is at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday followed by a 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus rosary at 7:30 P.M. both at Clines-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd, Hays, Kansas 67601.

The 4th Degree Knights of Columbus will stand honor guard from 6:30 to 7:30 P.M. Tuesday at the mortuary.

Visitation is from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Tuesday, and from 9:00 to 9:45 A.M. Wednesday, all at Clines-Keithley Mortuary of Hays.

Memorial to St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church.

Condolences can be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or via e-mail to clinesmortuary@eaglecom.net











Service Information









Visitation Tuesday

September 6, 2016

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cline's-Keithley Mortuary of Hays

1919 E 22nd

Hays, KS 67601









Vigil Service Tuesday

September 6, 2016

7:00 PM

Cline's-Keithley Mortuary of Hays

1919 E 22nd

Hays, KS 67601









Knights of Columbus Rosary Tuesday

September 6, 2016

7:30 PM

Cline's-Keithley Mortuary of Hays

1919 E 22nd

Hays, KS 67601









Visitation Wednesday

September 7, 2016

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM

Cline's-Keithley Mortuary of Hays

1919 E 22nd

Hays, KS 67601









Funeral Mass Wednesday

September 7, 2016

10:00 AM

St. Nicholas of Myra

2901 e. 13th street

hays, ks 67601

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