Albert Bernard Biel Jr.

LEOTI - Albert Bernard Biel, Jr. age 93, died on February 8, 2020 at Hays Medical Center in Hays, KS. Albert was born December 21, 1926 on the Biel family homestead near Marienthal, KS, the son of Albert B. & Ida ( Kreutzer) Biel, Sr. A lifetime resident of Wichita County. He served his country in the United States Army until his separation in November of 1946. On October 21, 1952 he married Johanna Kessler at Marienthal, Kansas.


Jr.’s surviving family include his wife - Johanna Biel of Leoti, KS, his children; Ron Biel, Stan Biel, Bonnie Owens and Delores Hembree all of Leoti, KS. Thirteen grandchildren, Twenty-three great grandchildren and two step- grandchildren, his brother, Eugene Biel and sisters, Marquerite Berning and Kathryn Berning both of Leoti, KS. His parents, a sister, Doris Mayer and brother, James Biel precede him in death.


Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. February 13, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, KS. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. February 14, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, KS. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Army Funeral Honors Detail from Fort Riley, KS. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, KS. Memorials may be given to the Leoti EMT’s or the Museum of the Great Plains in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at priceandsons.com .