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Marvin James Pfannenstiel

August 27, 1936 ~ February 6, 2018 (age 81)

Marvin James Pfannenstiel

Marvin James Pfannenstiel, 81, formerly of Hays, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia, SC.

He was born August 27, 1936 in Munjor, Kansas the son of John and Rosa (Degenhardt) Pfannenstiel, Jr.  He was a 1957 graduate of Hays High School and a Kmart store manager for 27 years.  He enjoyed coaching little league sports, visiting his family, genealogy research and traveling.

Survivors include his three sons; Randy Pfannenstiel and wife Leighann of Chapin, SC, Rodney Pfannenstiel and wife Michele of Northborough, MA, and Roger Pfannenstiel and wife Marquita of Peachtree City, GA, seven grandchildren; Jason Pfannenstiel and wife Marilyn, Jacob Pfannenstiel and wife Chelsea, Luke Pfannenstiel and wife Dawn, Amanda Pfannenstiel, Alyssa Pfannenstiel, Leah Pfannenstiel, and Matthew Pfannenstiel, and four great grandchildren; Samantha Pfannenstiel, Avalene Pfannenstiel, Rory Pfannenstiel, and Roman Pfannenstiel.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers; Edwin, Edward, Arthur, and Vernon Pfannenstiel, and four sisters; Leona Befort, Virginia Pfannenstiel, Irene Rome, and Helen Younger.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Munjor, Kansas with Fr. Jarett Konrade officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Francis Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 on Friday and 8:30 am until 9:30 on Saturday all at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine Street, Hays.  A parish vigil and rosary will be at 6:30 pm on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested in Marvin’s memory to the St. Francis Cemetery Fund, in care of the funeral home.  Condolences may be left for the family at

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