Mary Frances ’44 (Leiker) Glassman


Mary Frances 1944 Glassman, age 91, of Lenexa, Kansas formerly of Hays, Kansas passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born December 22, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri to Isidore and Josephine (Jacobs) Leiker. On October 23, 1945 she married Robert F. Glassman in Hays, Kansas. He preceded her in death January 21, 2005.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing cards, golf and bowling. She was a past member of the VFW Auxiliary and St. Joseph’s Church where she was a very active member. She volunteered at St. John’s Rest Home, HaysMed Hospice and Meals on Wheels. She was currently a member of the Daughters of Isabella Circle No. 254 of Hays and Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Lenexa.

She is survived by her daughters, Belinda Hartman and Susan Meyers both of Lenexa, Kansas; grandchildren, Sara Bass, Jeff (Rachel) Hartman, Betsy Hilgers, Jason (Melanie) Hilgers, Lindsey (Matt) McDowell, Josh (Kristen) Hilgers; great grandchildren, Whitney Hartman, Carlie Hilgers, Taylor Hilgers, Jesse Wilkins, Ethan Waddell, Ben Hartman, Maggie Bass, Josie Hilgers, Jacob Hartman, Janie Hilgers, Emrey Hilgers, Maci McDowell, Lily McDowell & Callen Hilgers.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Robert F. Glassman Jr.

Funeral services will be 10 AM Monday, December 4, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hays. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday 5 PM – 8 PM and Monday 9 AM – 9:30 AM at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

A Daughters of Isabella rosary followed by a parish vigil service will be 6:30 PM Sunday at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are requested to Thomas More Prep, Hays, Ks. Kansas City Hospice House. Kansas City, Mo. And may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be left by guest book at or by email at