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Gerald Karlin

January 13, 2022

Obituary

Gerald Karlin, age 77, of Hays, Kansas passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 in Hays. He was born February 2,1944 in Hays to Celestine and Josephine (Staab) Karlin. On May 8, 1965 he married Cynthia Ann (Kisner) at St Joseph's Catholic Church in Hays. She preceded him in death on June 13, 2020.

Gerald was a retired Home Fire Protection Service Salesman. He was a member of the High Plains Baptist Church in Hays. He enjoyed playing cards and watching KU Basketball games. Gerald was a kind, caring and giving person whose family was very important to him.

He is survived by a son, Kevin Karlin and wife Marti of Olathe, KS; a daughter, Kelly Wasinger of Olathe, KS; three sisters, Wanda Shulte of Hays, Patty Kreutzer of Hays and Gerri Weber of Ellis; grandchildren, Kayla and Macy Karlin, Kaden and Kaylee Wasinger, Justin, Kelsey and Kyler Niernberger; two great grandchildren, Kinley and Jace Niernberger and a son-in-law, Darren Niernberger of Hays.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cynthia; a daughter, Kim Niernberger; two brothers, Omar and Alfred Karlin; and two sisters, Millie Pfannenstiel and Freda Hammerschmidt.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, January 17, 2022 at the High Plains Baptist Church 2700 Canterbury Hays, KS. Private family Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be Monday 10:00 AM until service time at the church.

Contributions are suggested to High Plains Baptist Church.

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

Arrangements in care of Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 17, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
High Plains Baptist Church
2700 Canterbury
Hays, KS 67601

Funeral Service
Monday
January 17, 2022

11:00 AM
High Plains Baptist Church
2700 Canterbury
Hays, KS 67601

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