Evelyn L. Schumacher

Evelyn L. Schumacher, 82, of Hays, died Dec. 18 2014, in Hays. Evelyn was born on Oct. 22, 1932, in Ellis, the daughter of J.C. Hays and Olive Mickelson.

Evelyn worked as a broker. She married Ralph Schumacher on Aug. 12, 1962.

She is survived by a son, Don Larsen of Russell; two daughters, Patti Heier of Colby and Candice of Edmond, Okla.; three brothers, David Hays of Alexander, Jay Hays of Kanopolis Lake and Alan Hays of Ellis; three sisters, Donna Kuhn of Hays, Ellen Baldwin (Kent) of Great Bend and Cleo Hockman (Rick) of Hill City; six grandchildren and one step grandchild and one great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by parents, J.C. Hays and Olive (Mickelson) Hays and a grandson Brandon Larsen.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church of Hays. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Ellis. Memorials can be sent to the First United Methodist Church of Hays or The Eastern Star.