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Virgil Wasinger

November 19, 1931 — October 20, 2020

Virgil Wasinger


Virgil Nickolas Wasinger, age 88, of Hays, Kansas passed away October 20, 2020 at Hays Medical Center. He was born November 19, 1931 on the farm north of Hays to Nick J. and Mary (Wittman) Wasinger. On February 11, 1988 he married Marilyn S. (Fury) in Hays. She preceded him in death January 15, 2019.

Virgil was an electrician and motor rewind specialist owning his own business, Wasinger Electric Machinery. Virgil was a US Navy veteran serving in Korean War as a RM2- Radio Operator. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Hays VFW, Hays Bowling League, and the Rohr Jacobs Lake Association.

Virgil is survived by step daughters, Cyd McElhaney of Anadarko, OK, Lynne Van Dyke of Zurich, KS, Barbara Goetz of LaCrosse, KS, Eldena Monroe of Berryton, KS, Glenda Pearson of Ord, NE; a step son: Jerry Schrock of Emporia, KS, a brother, Eddie Wasinger of Buffalo Grove, IL and a sister, Bernita Degenhardt of Great Bend, KS. As well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gayle (Stice) Wasinger, Brothers, Marion Wasinger and Alvin Wasinger, and Sisters, Leona Sander, Georgina Sander, Marcella Berens and Lorraine Wolf.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Brocks-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS. 67601. Services will be live streamed via the Keithley Funeral Homes Facebook page. Inurnment with military honors at the Kansas State Veterans Cemetery at WaKeeney courtesy of the Hays VFW Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions suggested to the Hays VFW.

Condolences may be sent by guest book at or by email at


Funeral Service Thursday

October 29, 2020

1:00 PM

2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601

Committal Thursday

October 29, 2020

2:15 PM

Kansas Veterans' Cemetery

403 south 13th street

WaKeeney, ks 67672

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