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Obituaries

Obituaries

Eleanor Julia Spiess 1921 - 2008 Hays

Funeral services for Eleanor Julia Spiess, Hays, 87, will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hays. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.Mrs. Spiess died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at St. John's Rest Home in Victoria. She was born on March 18, 1921, in Ellis, the daughter of Frank and Mary Turek Neuburger. Mrs. Spiess was a homemaker and had worked at Wiesner's Department Store.She married Ambrose Pfeifer in 1943. He in died in 1944 serving in World War II. She married John L. Spiess in 1951. He died in 1992.Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Cohoon, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Carol Weigel, Lawrence; three sons, Jerome, Hays, Joseph, Overland Park, and Jim, Wichita; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, sent in care of Brock's North Hill Chapel, 2509 Vine St., Hays, KS 67601. E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:bnhc@ruraltel.net">bnhc@ruraltel.net</a>