Florence C. (Urban) HertelJanuary 30, 1927 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 90)
Florence C. (Urban) Hertel
Florence C. “Flo” (Urban) Hertel, 90, Hays, died Friday, October 6, 2017 at Ascension Via Christi Village, Hays.
She was born January 30, 1927 in Pfeifer, Kansas the daughter of Jacob and Agnes (Doerfler) Urban. On September 2, 1947 she was united in marriage to Fredolin Hertel of Schoenchen, Kansas at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hays. He preceded her in death on January 25, 1984. Besides being a loving wife and mother, Flo was active in the VFW Auxiliary and enjoyed cooking, bowling, and playing bingo. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.
Survivors include three sons; Wesley Hertel and wife Maggie of Enon, Ohio, Bruce Hertel and wife Karen of Hays, and Thaddeus Hertel of Hays, a daughter; Karen Hertel of Hays, five grandchildren, three step grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and seven step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers; Clarence, Alfred, and Alvin Urban, and four sisters; Josephine Michlitsch, Lavina Dreiling, Norma Dreiling, and Marietta Urban, and a grandson.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 1805 Vine St., with Fr. Barry Brinkman officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 on Wednesday and from 9:00 am until 9:45 on Thursday all at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine Street. A VFW Auxiliary rosary will be at 6:00 pm followed by a parish vigil service at 6:30 pm both on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of HaysMed or to Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com