Sid O. Carlile
Sid O. Carlile, age 66, of Hays died Sunday in a farming accident on his family farm near Fowler, Kansas.
Sid was born February 18, 1947, in Dodge City, Kansas to Victor and Mildred (Meng) Carlile. He graduated from Fowler High School in 1965. He married Arlene Weber on July 18, 1970 in Fowler, Kansas. He served in the Army National Guard of Kansas, later becoming a police officer and retiring as the Fort Hays State University Chief of Police. He was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, American Legion, and the Smoky Hill Chapter of Pheasants Forever.
Survivors include his wife, Arlene of the home in Hays; a son, Matthew Carlile and his wife, Crista and their daughter, Devon, of Urbandale, Iowa; daughter, Holly Schmidt and her husband, Travis and their son, Sawyer, of Germantown, Wisconsin; a sister, Gay Carlson and her husband, Blair of Centennial, Colorado; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Hays. Burial will be in the Fowler, Kansas Cemetery at a later date. There will be a parish vigil service at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 20th and Pine. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. The family requests memorials to the Sid Carlile Memorial Fund to be used for youth hunts with Pheasants Forever in his name and memory. Condolences to the family at www.haysmemorial.com