Galen Hisey

Galen Doyle Hisey

Tuesday, October 8th, 1935 - Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Galen Doyle Hisey, 83, of Atchison, KS died at his home on Friday, June 7, 2019 surround by his family.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 at the Atchison United Methodist Church with Reverend Nancy J. Kollhoff officiating. Burial will follow at the Cummings Cemetery, Cummings. KS The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home who is handling the arrangements. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Atchison United Methodist Church or Atchison Hospital Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Words of comfort and remembrance may be left online at

Galen was born on Oct. 8th, 1935 in Lenora, KS the son of Everett E. and Edna M. (Thompson) Hisey. He graduated from Hill City High School in 1954. He attended Garden City Junior College and received his BS degree in Education from Fort Hays State University in 1959. He earned his Master’s Degree from Emporia State University in 1970. Mr. Hisey was a teacher for 38 years and was a coach for 46 years. He taught at Morrowville High School for 2 years, Vermillion High School 1 year, Valley Falls High School for 15 years and ACCHS for 20 years. Galen was a member of the Atchison United Methodist Church. He enjoyed working in his yard, attending KSU Football Games, working crossword puzzles, fantasy football, coaching, and woodcarving. Galen was devoted to this family and loved his grandchildren dearly.

He was married to Louise Turner in July 1958 but they were later divorced. He was married to Barbara (Schrader) Blide on Aug 1, 1986 at Cummings UMC. Barbara survives of the home. Additional survivors include a daughter Janet R. (Guy) Sartee, Shaker Heights, OH, and three step daughters, Deborah (John) Thompson, Effingham, KS, Dana (Jerry) Ernzen, Cummings, KS, and Denise (Taylor) Joslin, Kansas City, MO, a sister Evelyn Reiman, Binkelman, NE, two grandchildren Josef and Jack Sartee, and five step grandchildren, Jared (Ming) Sartee, Megan (Ryan) Ladner and Jenna Thompson, Tannah and Jaycee Ernzen and one great granddaughter Sawyer Sartee. His parents, a son, Bradley A. Hisey, and two brothers Lyle and Al Hisey preceded him in death.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home
    800 Kansas Ave
    Atchison, KS 66002
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  • Service

    Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 2:00pm
    Atchison United Methodist Church
    501 Kansas Ave.
    ATCHISON, KS 66002
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    Rev. Nancy J Kollhoff
  • Interment

    Cummings Cemetery
    2534 McPherson Rd
    CUMMINGS, KS 66016
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Missy (Iles) Delzeit

Posted at 11:34am
Thoughts and prayers are with the Hisey family. Coach Hisey was a wonderful person. May the Lord Bless and keep you all safe.


Posted at 09:53am
My deepest sympathies to the Hisey family. I'm so very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the Bibles' promise of a resurrection, as it means a hope of being reunited with your dear loved ones. (John 5:28,29)

Terry Joslin

Posted at 05:07pm
Peace, Prayers and Blessings,
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Tonnie, Tammy and Bill Newquist

Posted at 10:36am
May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.
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Tricia Lukassen

Posted at 09:45am
Sending all our love and prayers from the Hisey families in Kimball, Nebraska
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