Barber County Kansas

Opal May Garten

Opal M. Garten, Sun City High School Graduation Photo, 1920 - 1921, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Opal M. Garten
Sun City High School Graduation Photo, 1920 - 1921.
Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
 


The Barber County Index, October 11, 1934.

Obituary: Opal May Garten

Opal May Garten , youngest daughter of Bud and Pearl Garten, was born in Sun City, Kansas, July 13, 1910, and passed away at the Community Hospital in Pratt, Kansas, September 30, 1934, at the age of twenty four years, two months and seventeen days. Three brothers, Roy, Albert and Glenn have preceded her in death, Opal being the fourth child of Mr. and Mrs. Garten to pass away in the last fifteen years. She is survived by her father, mother, one brother, Guy, at home, and one sister, Mrs. Carrie Turk, Los Angeles, California, one niece, Opal June Turk, two nephews, Dallas Turk and Dale Garten, and a host of relatives and friends.

She united with the Baptist church in Sun City at an early age, and attended the church and Sunday School regularly, and was one of the fine young people of that congregation. She was a kind, loving, thoughtful daughter, sister and friend.

Card of Thanks

We wish to express our sincere thanks to our many friends and neighbors for their assistance and for the words of sympathy spoken during the illness and death of our daughter and sister, Opal. Also for the beautiful floral offerings.

Mr. and Mrs. Bud Garten
Guy Garten and son, Dale.


Opal Garten's High School Graduation Folder, 1920 -1921.
  
Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Opal Garten's High School Graduation Folder, 1920 -1921. Courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
 

Funeral card: Opal M. Garten,  
Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Funeral card: Opal M. Garten, Courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.

Services for Opal May Garten.
Born July 13, 1910.
Died September 30, 1934.
Services held at Baptist Church, Sun City,
2:30 p.m., Oct. 1st.
Clergyman: Rev. J.P. Woods.
Interment: Sun City Cemetery.
 

Gravestone for Opal May Garten, Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Gravestone for Opal May Garten
July 13, 1910 - Sept. 30, 1934
Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.


John Henry & Malinda L. (Rogers) Garten, grandparents of Opal May Garten.

Spice H. "Bud" & Pearl Lealure (McBride) Garten, parents of Opal May Garten.

Glen D. Garten, brother of Opal May Garten.

Guy William Garten, brother of Opal May Garten.

Roy John Garten, brother of Opal May Garten.

Albert Stanley Garten, brother of Opal May Garten.


Thanks to Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer for contributing the above images to this web site!

Thanks to Shirley Brier for finding, transcribing and contributing the above news obituary to this web site!




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