Delores Diemer, 73, Bazine, died Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Cedar Village Long Term Care in Ness City.
She was born November 21, 1947 in Goodland the daughter of Kenneth and Odessa (Baker) Petit. On November 25, 1963 she was united in marriage to George R. Diemer in WaKeeney, and they celebrated 53 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on February 27, 2017. She was a bus driver for the Bazine School District and delivered the Hays Daily News. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, collected angels and cardinals, and loved her cat, Bear.
Survivors include her son: Les Diemer of Bazine, a brother: Pastor Hal Smith and wife Debi of Topeka, a sister: Marian Sanderson of Modesto, CA, three grandsons: Jeremy and Taylor Kiehl of Dodge City and Andrew Kiehl of Ford, three great grandsons: Landon and Brandon Kiehl of Dodge City and Alex Kiehl of Ford, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband George, daughter Cynthia Kiehl, and a sister Ann Mills.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Hal Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Allen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Cedar Village Long Term Care or to Hospice of the Prairie. Condolences and memories of Delores may be shared with the family at www.haysmemorial.com
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