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Crystal Ann (Maurath) Whaley

Posted 11/22/2017

SALINA—Crystal Ann (Maurath) Whaley, 25, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at Salina.

She was born Sept. 7, 1992 at Wichita to Keith and Kathy (Macari) Maurath. They survive of Halstead.

She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Wichita and First United Methodist Church, Halstead.

In 2011 she graduated from Halstead High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Emporia State University in 2015.

She was a second-grade teacher at Sunset Elementary, Salina.

On July 9, 2016 she married Dalton L. Whaley at Halstead. He survives.

Other survivors include a brother Riley Maurath, and sister Victoria Maurath both of Halstead; grandparents Victor and Letha Macari, Canton; Henry and Sharon Maurath, Oakley; and her feline furbabies Snickers and Twix.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 at First United Methodist Church, Halstead with Pastors Sang Hak Lee and Kim Dickerson-Oard officiating.

Burial will follow at Halstead Cemetery, Halstead.

Memorials may be given to Sunset Elementary School or Salina Animal Shelter in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.