Daisy Alice (Terry) Pfannenstiel, 82 of Wichita, Kansas and formerly of the Russell, Kansas area, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Lakepoint Facility in Wichita.
Daisy was born September 11, 1931 in Russell, the daughter of Ralph and Zelda (Carroll) Terry. She grew up in Russell and graduated from Russell High School. She then attended Ft. Hays State University for a couple of years.
Daisy was a Special Education Teacher in Gorham for many years. She also worked at Alco, T.G.&Y., Fuller Brush, Smokey Hill Public Television and was a secretary for Budget Plumbing. She was a member of the Church of Nazarene of Salina and the American Legion Post #99 Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting, playing cards, dominoes, and was active in the Russell Senior Center before moving to Wichita in 2007.
Surviving family include four daughters, Paula Kuntzsch of Russell, Kansas, Pamela Gideon (Don) of Lovington, New Mexico, Peggy Acheson (Terry) of Salina, Kansas and Penny Radke (Sam) of Russell, Kansas; two sons, Paul Pfannenstiel, Jr. (Valorie) of Wichita, Kansas and Pete Pfannenstiel of Lovington, New Mexico; two brothers, Fred Mitchell, Sr. of Ellinwood, Kansas and Stanley Mitchell of Garden City, Kansas; two half sisters, Patty and Phyllis; two step sisters, Marceline Bender and Glenna Paschal both of Russell, Kansas; 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Gail Terry, Kenneth Mitchell, Charles Mitchell, Step brother, Oscar Bill Mitchell; sister Margaret Kennedy; and son-in-law John Kuntzsch.
Celebration of Daisy’s life will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell with Rev. Bill Campbell officiating. Burial of ashes will follow at the Russell City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 19, 2014 from 9 AM to 8 PM at the mortuary with the family present to greet friends from 6 PM to 7 PM. A Memorial has been established as the Daisy Pfannenstiel Memorial Fund. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.