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Norman Younger

October 14, 1934 — December 6, 2021

Norman Younger

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Norman W. Younger, age 87, of Hays, Kansas, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at Hays Medical Center. He was born October 14, 1934 to Peter M. Younger and Catherine, "Katie" (Pfannenstiel) in Ellis County, Kansas. Norman graduated from Hays High School. He married Norma Jean (Klaus) September 5, 1959 at St. Josephs Church in Hays. She preceded him in death on May 23, 1991.

Norman was a farmer and stockman. He was a member of St. Josephs Catholic Church and served in the United States Army as a medic. During his working career he was a truck driver and a courier, all while farming on weekends. During his retirement years, Norman farmed and raised cattle with his son Dave, and you could always find him swathing hay in the summer months. He also enjoyed attending polka dances with his siblings.

Norman is survived by one son, David Younger, (Sarah), Hays, KS; two daughters, Brenda Younger (Jim Housel) Hays; Cheryl Younger (Bob Hoffman), Hays, and special friend Sharlene Gross, Meade, KS; two brothers, Richard Younger (Betty), Hays; Frank Younger, Hays, a sister Mary Dreiling (Bob), Hays, three grandchildren, Daniel Younger, Denver, CO; Aimee Martin (Garrett), Johnson City, KS; Spencer McCue, Colorado Springs, CO; three great grandchildren; and six step grandchildren. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Norman was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and son, Dale Younger, In-laws Anton "Tony and Victoria Klaus; brothers Severin (Virginia) Younker; Victor (Henrietta) Younger, Alvin (Rosie) Younger, Sylvester Younger, Joe (Betty) Younger, Edward (Dorothy) Younger, and a sister, Cora (Richard) Sawazhki.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, December 9, 2021 at St. Josephs Church, 215 W. 13th, Hays. Military grave side services will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 PM to 8 PM with a combined parish vigil and rosary service at 7 PM at Brocks~Keithley Funeral Home and Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays.

Thursday visitation will be 9 until service time at the church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

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



















Services







Visitation Wednesday

December 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM



2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601









Combined rosary and vigil service Wednesday

December 8, 2021

7:00 PM



2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601









Visitation Thursday

December 9, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

St. Joseph Catholic Church

210 W. 13th

Hays, Kansas 67601









Funeral Mass Thursday

December 9, 2021

10:00 AM

St. Joseph Catholic Church

210 W. 13th

Hays, Kansas 67601

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