DEATH: John K. Garrard

John K. Garrard, 82, died on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Marion.

There will be a Celebration of Life service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Marion Community Center, 203 N. Third, Marion.

Memorials may be given to Good Shepherd Hospice, 301 N. Main Place, Suite 300, Newton, KS 67114 or at

He was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico on March 10, 1936. He married Rosemary Dody on June 2, 1955.

Survivors include son John B. Garrard (Sandra), Antelope; daughters Debbie Hardey (Randy), Goessel, Jo Mead (Steve), Wichita, and Robin Arocha (Joe), Marion; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

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