Derek Michael Pfannenstiel



Derek M. Pfannenstiel, beloved son of Alden and Judy (Janssen) Pfannenstiel was born on August 2, 1982 in Norton, Kansas and passed away at his home in Norton on January 1, 2019, at the age of 36.

Derek grew up in Norton and graduated from the Norton Community High School. He worked at New Age Industrial Inc. in Norton as a welder.

Derek was confirmed into the Catholic faith. Some of his greatest joys were hunting, fishing, cruising around backroads, and spending time with his friends and family, he especially loved his dog, Ryder. He took great pride in his job, and thoroughly enjoyed being able to make friends that became family to him.

Survivors include: his parents, Alden and Judy Pfannenstiel, Norton; one brother, Blake, and wife, Rachael Pfannenstiel, Norton; one sister, Nicole, and husband, Joe Henry, Norton; five nieces, Jessa, Annie, and Avery Pfannenstiel, Phoenix and Jazlynn Henry; one nephew, Kaine Henry; one daughter, Kyndal Peck; several other relatives and friends.

Derek was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Felix and Betty Pfannenstiel; maternal grandfather, Gilbert Janssen; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

MEMORIALS – Derek Pfannenstiel Memorial Fund