Kaye Don Von Schriltz

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Kaye Don Von Schriltz


Kaye Don Von Schriltz

Kaye Don Von Schriltz, 84, died Feb. 22, 2017, at the Scott County Hospital.


was born Feb. 28, 1932, in Lane County to

Donald and Vio-

let (Painter) Von Schriltz.

Kaye graduated from Healy High School in 1949. He earned his bachelor of science degree in agriculture with minors in political science and sociology from Fort Hays State University in 1953.

He served in the United States Army from 1953-55.

He returned to Healy and taught at the grade school from 1958-60. He then earned his Master’s degree in education from FHSU and was the principal and a teacher at Healy High School for 28 years.

Following retirement, he farmed in the Healy area for many years.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Healy; 7th Calvary of Fort Hays State College; a past Healy Co-op board member; past watershed district board member; and was a member of Phi Gamma Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Epsilon and Phi Delta Kappa honor societies.

Aug. 26, 1952, he married Elaine Siegrist in Healy. She survives.

Other survivors include: three sons, Kevan, Eric and Arron, all of Healy; one daughter, Sue Pallister, and husband, Craig, Hays; one sister, Jo Ann Hagans, Dighton; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

Funeral service was held Feb. 27 at the United Methodist Church, Healy, with Rev Bud Tuxhorn officiating.

Burial was at the Healy Cemetery with military honors provided by the Kansas Army National Guard Honor Guard.

Boomhower Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church or through the funeral home at 145 N. Wichita, Box 891, Dighton, Ks. 67839.


Condolences may be sent to www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.

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