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Catherine (Miller) Taxter

April 2, 1927 ~ March 12, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Catherine Taxter Obituary

Catherine Taxter

Catherine Taxter, 95, Hays, Kansas, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at Via Christi Village in Hays.

Catherine was born April 2, 1927 in Greeley, Kansas, the daughter of Toney and Stella (Baker) Miller.  She graduated from Greeley High School in 1945.  On April 19, 1950, Catherine was united in marriage to Ralph Taxter in Greeley, and they shared 72 years of marriage.  Together they were loving and supportive parents of two sons: Mike and David Taxter.  Catherine loved gardening, working on the lawn, and was an avid fan of Kansas Jayhawks basketball and the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals.

Survivors include her two sons: Mike Taxter and wife Marlene and David Taxter, two grandchildren: Shawn Taxter and wife Mary and Kelley Pulis and husband Jeremy, and four great grandchildren: Ashley, Michael, Brady, and Brooklynn.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph, grandparents: Anthony and Theresa Miller, Morris and Sarah McCauley, parents: Toney and Stella Miller, three brothers: Ben, Gene, and Clyde Miller, and one sister: Marie (Miller) Frederick.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am on Friday, May 5, 2023 at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Garnett, Kansas.  Inurnment will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested in Catherine’s name and made payable to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.  Condolences and memories of Catherine may be shared with her family at www.haysmemorial.com

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Mass of Christian Burial
May 5, 2023

10:30 AM
Holy Angels Catholic Church
520 E. 4th Ave.
Garnett, KS 660332


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