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Friday January 8th, 2021

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Saturday January 9th, 2021

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Saturday January 9th, 2021

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RaeLene Hajek

We were blessed to learn many valuable lessons from RaeLene during her 72 years, among them: Family is everything, tell those you love them every chance you get, hug and kiss goodbye, talk to Jesus every day and if you have the opportunity to help someone or make their day better, do it. RaeLene's beautiful life began on February 16, 1948 in Concordia. She was the daughter of Max and Nelda (Anderson) Begnoche. She was known to have her father’s quick wit and her mother’s kind and caring heart. RaeLene was a graduate of Miltonvale High School. After graduation, she attended cosmotology school. RaeLene was united in marriage to her loving husband Paul Hajek on November 13, 1971 in Miltonvale, KS. RaeLene worked as a beautician, and later as the manager at Ag Ads in Lost Springs. She also kept the books for her  husband Paul’s trucking business–a job she said she was given but never really applied for. RaeLene was a parishioner at St. John's Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pilsen and St. Anne's Altar Society. She loved watching her grandchildren's sporting events and going to all their activities. They were the light of her world and she was theirs. She also enjoyed the occasional outing with her husband to the casinos. Whenever her children couldn’t get ahold of her, they knew where she was. Her loving family includes her husband Paul of Lost Springs; children Lynette (Jon) McLean of Hutchison, and Jason (Carla) Hajek of Seneca; grandchildren Cade McLean, Maggie McLean, Cooper Hajek, Josie McLean, Carter Hajek and Cormik Hajek; siblings Pam Buxman of Valley Center, Brad (Denise) Begnoche of Wichita and Kim (Matt) Hesting of Glen Elder and several nieces and nephews. She loved her family with all her heart. RaeLene passed away on December 29, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. She is preceded in death by her parents. Her family will gather with friends to celebrate her life on Friday January 8th from 4-7 p.m. at St. John's Nepomucene Catholic Church where her Rosary will begin at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday January 9th at 11 a.m. by Father Brian Bebak. RaeLene will be laid to rest in Pilsen Cemetery. Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Father Kapaun Legacy Fund. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of RaeLene at www.ymzfh.com. What a life well lived.


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So sorry at the loss of a very special lady. She meant so much to so many people in different ways. I have wonderful memories of her and your family from when we lived at Tampa. We spent a lot of time going to sports events with our girls. Lynette and Tami were friends and we especially remember Lynette visiting us when we moved to Concordia, KS. RaeLean had a great life and she is celebrating it with Jesus. Your memories and her love remain with you.

Sharyn Mueller Jan 8 2021 12:00 AM

What a sweet and kind lady. You will be missed. Rest In Peace RaeLene.
Mary Lou Hajek Rossi

Mary Lou Hajek Rossi Jan 4 2021 12:00 AM

Keeping her family in our prayers.
Phyllis Hajek Zishka

Phyllis Hajek Zishka Jan 4 2021 12:00 AM

She was a sweetheart. Had the pleasure of working with her at Ag Ads. Her smile will be missed

Lori Moldenhauer Jan 3 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of RaeLene Hajek

Carole Sklenar Jan 2 2021 12:00 AM

Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Jay & Jo Herl Family

Jay & Jo Herl Jan 2 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of RaeLene Hajek

Jay & Jo Herl Jan 2 2021 12:00 AM

I was fortunate to have the privilege to meet and get to know RaeLene through her son Jason during and after our time at Bethany. She was such a sweet lady, always so kind and supportive. She touched so many lives and will be missed!

Greg Ferguson Jan 1 2021 12:00 AM

I am so sorry .One woman who always had a smile and a kind heart .Thinking of everyone

Connie Jenkins Jan 1 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of RaeLene Hajek

Jane Dorsey Jan 1 2021 12:00 AM

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