Barber County Kansas

Jack W. & Altha Maude (Stewart) Garten

Gravestone for Jack W. & Altha Maude (Stewart) Garten, Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas. 

Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Gravestone for Jack W. & Altha Maude (Stewart) Garten


GARTEN

JACK W.
May 28, 1924        
Dec. 1, 1999
 
ALTHA MAUDE
(STEWART)
July 18, 1924
Jan. 15, 2003
PARENTS OF JACK JR. & CAROL

Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.


Jack W. & Altha Maude (Stewart) Garten, photo from their gravestone in
Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.At left: Jack W. & Altha Maude (Stewart) Garten, photo from their gravestone in Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
 


Obituary: Jack W. Garten

MEDICINE LODGE - Jack W. Garten, 75, died December 1, 1999 at Cedar Crest Manor, Medicine Lodge.

He was born May 28, 1924, at Sun City, the son of Stanley E. and Myrtle M. Whittaker Garten. A Medicine Lodge resident since 193_ (?), moving from Belvidere, he was a retired sexton for Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge, and had worked as a ranch hand on the Robbins Ranch, Belvidere, and as a shoe repairman and city marshall of Sharon.

He was a 50-year member of the Delta Masonic Lodge No. 77, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, all at Medicine Lodge. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

On November 15, 1949, he married A. Maude Stewart at Rocky, Okla. She survives.

Other survivors include a son, Jack W., Jr., Medicine Lodge, a daughter, Carol Ritter, Medicine Lodge, a brother, Bob, Sioux Falls, S.D., two sisters: Helen Obenchain, Cheyenne, Wy, and Ester Carter, Clyde Park, Montana; four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Larrison-Forsyth Funeral Home, Medicine Lodge, with the Rev. Tom Walters presiding. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to service time Saturday, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, with Masonic rites performed by Delta Lodge No. 77.

Memorials may be sent to the Sun City Community Building or the Sunnyside Cemetery, both in care of the funeral home.


Military grave marker for Pfc. Jack W.  Garten, U.S. Army, World War II.

Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas. 

Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Military grave marker for Pfc. Jack W. Garten, U.S. Army, World War II.
Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.


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