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Colton James Dryer

10/7/2013

Colton James Dryer, Hays, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.

Colton James Dryer, Hays, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.

He was born April 16, 2012, in Hays to Kayllin Rose Dryer. His adoptive parents were Amber O'Connell and Bill Buchanan.

Survivors include his mother, La Crosse; his adoptive parents, Amber O'Connell and Bill Buchanan, Hays; his grandparents, Tammy Mayberry, La Crosse, and Lauraine and Richard Dahlman, Aurora, Colo., and Michael and Siobhan O'Connell, Pasadena Md.; his great-grandparents, Jim and Rosie Dryer, La Crosse; a great-great-grandmother, Vada Alspaw, Hays; his uncle, Zach Dryer, La Crosse; his uncle, Stephen and aunt, Tanya O'Connell, and their children, Anna and Stephen Jr., Hays; and many more aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine.

Family will receive friends from 1:30 until time of service Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations are suggested to Colton Dryer Memorial Fund to help with funeral expenses in care of Farmers Bank and Trust, P.O. Box 219, La Crosse, KS 67548.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com.