Catherine M. Kutina, 68, of Hays, and formerly of McPherson, passed away on Monday, Oct,22, 2018 at HaysMed. She was born on April 29, 1950, in Hays, to Otto and Philomine (Pfannenstiel) Berens. Catherine attended and graduated from Marian High School in 1968.

Catherine loved quilting, baking, cooking and spending time with her family. Her greatest loves were her children, grandchildren and extended family.

Survivors include her son, Shawn Kutina of Overland Park; daughter, Sharon Pfannenstiel and her husband Wade of Hays; two sisters, Arlene Erbert and her husband Joe of Ellis, Marian Ptaschek and her husband Jerry of Ellis; two grandchildren, Jaiden and Brant Pfannenstiel of Hays and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m.. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Antonino Rd and 210 Avenue, Antonino, with Father Earl Befort officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 2509 Vine St., Hays, KS 67601 and from 9:30 a.m.. until service time at the church on Saturday.

A combined rosary and vigil service will start at 6:45 p.m. on Friday at the funeral chapel.

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