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Mary Ann Dinkel

October 29, 1926 — April 28, 2024

Victoria

Mary Ann Dinkel

Mary Ann (Hertel) Dinkel –  of Victoria, Kansas age 97, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2024, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas.


She was born October 29, 1926, on the family farm near Munjor, Kansas to Alex A. and Margaret (Pfannenstiel) Hertel.  She married George F. Dinkel on May 11, 1964, at Victoria, Kansas.  He preceded her in death on December 3, 2020.

Mary Ann was a homemaker, a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis, and St. Fidelis Christian Mothers, and was a volunteer on the funeral dinner committee.   

She attended grade school in Ness City, Kansas, high school at Sacred Heart Academy in Wichita, Kansas, and the Sacred Heart College / Newman University.  Prior to her marriage she taught school in Carlsbad, New Mexico and Holcomb, Kansas.  She enjoyed playing cards, gardening, sewing and loved to dance.

Mary Ann is survived by her children, Mark Dinkel and wife, Cindy, Hays, KS; Cheryl Downes and husband, Charles, Council Grove, KS; her grandchildren, Megan Schroeder (Josh); Michael Dinkel; Ashleigh Dooley (Steven); Rhiannon Chestnut (Bryan); Makenzie Newby (Rhett); Lakoddah Downes; her great grandchildren, Angelina, Riley, Elaina, Scarlet, Sienna and Fulton Schroeder; and Paysleigh and Hadleigh Dooley; her brother-in-law, Father Harvey Dinkel O.F.O. Cap. Victoria, KS.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex A. and Margaret Hertel; her husband, George F.; her brothers, Edmund “Ed” Hertel; Edwin “Eddie” Hertel; Wilfred Hertel; Alfred “Al” Hertel; Joseph Hertel; her sisters, Celestina Hertel; Marcella Hertel; Martina Burkhardt; Regina Dome; Agnes Beckerdite; and one infant brother.

 Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:00 A.M. Saturday, May 4, 2024, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, 900 Cathedral Ave., Victoria, Kansas with concelebrants, Father Harvey Dinkel O.F.M. Cap. and Father James Moster O.F.M. Cap.  The burial will be in Saint Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria, Kansas.

A vigil service and a St. Fidelis Christian Mothers rosary will be at 7:00 P.M. Friday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, Victoria, Kansas.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary and from 8:00 to 9:00 A.M. Saturday, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis.

The family suggest memorials made payable to: The Basilica of St. Fidelis or Victori V.F.W. Post #1751 in care of Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

Condolences can be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or can be emailed to clineschaples@gmail.com

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, May 3, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Cline's-Keithley Mortuary of Victoria

412 Main Street, Victoria, KS 67671

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Visitation

Saturday, May 4, 2024

8:00 - 9:00 am (Central time)

The Basilica of St. Fidelis

900 Cathedral Ave, Victoria, KS 67671

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Mass

Saturday, May 4, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

The Basilica of St. Fidelis

900 Cathedral Ave, Victoria, KS 67671

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Burial

Saturday, May 4, 2024

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