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Stephen Basgall

September 17, 1964 — December 26, 2022

Stephen Basgall


Stephen Basgall, age 58, of Hays, Kansas passed away Monday, December 26, 2022 at Hays Medical Center. He was born September 17, 1964 in Hays, Kansas to Leon and Altarena (Windholz) Basgall. He graduated from LaCrosse High School in 1983. On May 4, 1985 he was united in marriage to Virginia (Dreiling) in Hays.

Stephen worked for Fort Hays State University starting out in construction and currently at Sternberg Museum as a maintenance technician. Stephen enjoyed restoring and tinkering on older muscle cars with a particular fondness for 1970's Chevelle's and El Camino's. As his neighbors would tell you he enjoyed Rock 'n' Roll music and he was happy to visit with all who would stop by. He also enjoyed painting and Drywalling which he learned from his father-in-law, Harry. Stephen was an avid animal lover particularly dogs and above all he was a very proud husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia of Hays; his parents, Leon and Altarena Basgall of Yocemento; his son, Kendrick Basgall and wife Shania and their son, Krew all of Olathe, Kansas; a daughter, MaRyan Hulvey and husband Nathan and their children, Parker and Airalia all of McPherson; a brother, Keith Basgall and wife Jean of Hays and a sister, Karen Thornton and husband Shon of Garden City.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Tony and Philomena Windholz and Fidelis and Rose Basgall.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Friday, December 30, 2022 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Hays. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be Thursday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM -9:30 AM all at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

A rosary service will be Thursday at 6:30 PM followed by a parish vigil all at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions are suggested to HaysMed Hospice or the Humane Society of the High Plains.

Condolences may be left by guest book at


Visitation Thursday

December 29, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601

Combined rosary and vigil service Thursday

December 29, 2022

6:30 PM

2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601

Funeral Mass Friday

December 30, 2022

10:00 AM

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

1805 Vine

Hays, KS. 67601

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