Emery J. Meis

HAYS - Emery J. Meis, age 73, died March 8, 2020 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. He was born June 29, 1946, in Hays, to Joseph P. and Helen Vonfeldt Meis. He grew up in rural Ellis County and attended the Lost Canyon School and later received his diploma from Ellis County Schools. He owned Emery’s Nursery & Landscaping and worked for Hays Greenhouse for a number of years.


Survivors include two daughters, Mary Meis-Rivas of Holcomb, Judy Meis-Cole of Dighton, KS; two brothers, Leroy Meis of Victoria, KS; Kenny Meis of Catharine, KS; one sister, Edie Braun of Hays, KS; 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three great grandchildren.


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1 p.m.. March 13, 2020 at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary 1919 E. 22nd St, Hays. Burial will be at St. Catherine Cemetery, Catharine, KS. A vigil service and rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays. Visitation is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday from noon to 1 p.m. all at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays The family suggests memorials to the Meis family in care of Mary Meis-Rivas. Services are entrusted to Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22 nd St, Hays, KS 67601. Condolences can be sent via e-mail to clinesmortuary@eaglecom.net or can be left at guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com