Farron Lee LeikerSeptember 13, 1971 ~ July 19, 2017 (age 45)
Farron Lee Leiker
Farron Lee Leiker, 45, Hays, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City.
He was born September 13, 1971 in Hays the son of Herman J. and Rose Marie “Rosie” (Walter) Leiker. He was a class of 1990 graduate of TMP-Marian High School. On June 6, 1998 he was united in marriage to Amy Sue Gottschalk in Hays. Farron worked in the oilfield for Total Lease Service and was a volunteer fireman with the Ellis County Rural Fire Department Company 9. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Munjor, formerly serving with the church council, and was also a member of the 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus Council #11492 of Munjor. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, riding trails in his Polaris RZR, playing Pinochle, and going to all of his children’s activities.
Survivors include his wife Amy, of Hays, a son; Thomas J. Leiker of Hays, two daughters; Brianna R. Leiker and Morgan L. Leiker, both of Hays, his parents; Herman and Rosie Leiker of Munjor, his father and mother-in-law; Darrell and Shirley Gottschalk of WaKeeney, his grandmother; Sophia Walter of Catharine, two brothers; Francis Leiker and fiancé Susan Case of Hays, and Fabian Leiker and wife Linda of Mt. Pleasant , SC, three sisters; Kathleen Huser and husband Kevin of Victoria, Kayleen Knoll and husband Shawn of Omaha, NE, and Kolleen Dome and husband Aaron of Hays, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by grandparents; Romuald and Genevieve Leiker, Frank and Katie Pfannenstiel, and Ralph Walter.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am on Monday, July 24, 2017 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Munjor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 pm on Sunday and from 9:00 am until service time on Monday, all at the church. A parish vigil service will be at 6:30 pm followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary at 7:00, both on Sunday at the church. Memorials are suggested to St. Francis Catholic Church, St. Francis Cemetery, or to his children’s education fund, all in care of the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com of via email at firstname.lastname@example.org