Barber County Kansas

Franklin James Garten

Franklin James and Arvilla (Farley) Garten.

Photo courtesy of Jana (Garten) Schnelle and Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Franklin James Garten and Arvilla (Farley) Garten
Photo courtesy of Jana (Garten) Schnelle and Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.


The Barber County Index, November 3, 1927.

FRANK J. GARTEN

Frank J. Garten was born on a farm near Lake City, Kansas, Dec. 29th, 1897, and passed away at a Wichita hospital, Oct. 26th, 1927. On April 15th, 1919 he was united in marriage to Arvilla Farley at Pratt, Kans. To this union three children were born: Harold, 7 years old; Robert Dale 5; and Billy Franklin 2. Mr. Garten has lived all his life near this place and is known as a fine clean moral young man who will be greatly missed. When but a boy he united with the Forest City Union Chapel. He was also a member of the Yeoman Lodge. He had been in training at Fort Funston four months when the Armistice was signed.

Besides the wife and children he leaves two sisters and a brother; Mrs. Bert Strickland, of Medicine Lodge; Mrs. John Lynch, of Hugoton, Kans., and Claude Garten of Collinsville, Okla. He was a kind husband and father, and leaves a host of friends to mourn his untimely death. The funeral services were conducted from the Medicine Lodge M. E. church on Friday afternoon, Oct. 28th. Rev. S. A. Chappell, the Methodist pastor conducting the services. Burial was made in Highland cemetery.

 

Card of Thanks
We desire to express our thanks to the many friends and neighbors for their kindness and sympathy during the sickness and death of our dear husband and father. Also for the beautiful floral offerings.

Mrs. Frank Garten, Children and Relatives.


Gravestones for Franklin James Garten and Arvilla Anna (Farley) Garten, Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge, Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Jana (Garten) Schnelle and Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Gravestones for Franklin James Garten and Arvilla Anna (Farley) Garten
Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge, Kansas
Photo courtesy of Jana (Garten) Schnelle and Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.


Also see:

Arvilla Anna (Farley) Garten, wife of Franklin J. Garten.

Harold H. Garten, son of Franklin J. Garten.

Bill F. Garten, son of Franklin J. Garten.

Robert Dale "Bob" Garten, son of Franklin J. Garten.

Forrest City/Garten Cemetery, Barber County, Kansas, burial place of Franklin James "Frank" Garten's parents and some of his siblings.


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