Barber County Kansas

Roy John Garten

Gravestone for Roy John Garten, Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.
Gravestone for Roy John Garten
Sept. 10, 1900 - July 20, 1931
Sunnyside Cemetery, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Bonnie (Garten) Shaffer.

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Roy John Garten


July 30, 1931 Roy John Garten was born near Forest City, Kansas, September 10, 1900 and passed away at Sun City, Kansas, July 20, 1931, age 30 years, 10 months and 10 days. He was the eldest son of Bud and Pearl Garten and is survived by his parents, one brother, Guy Garten of Sun City, two sisters, Opal Garten of Sun City and Carrie Turk of Los Angeles, Calif. Preceding him in death were two brothers, Albert and Glenn.

Roy grew to young manhood at Sun City and has always lived a fine upright life. He was always a good and obedient son and a true friend. He was a member of the Sun City Baptist church at the time of his death.

The funeral was conducted at the Baptist church in Sun City on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 by John P. Woods of Wilmore, and the pastor, K. B. Ford. The body was laid to rest in the Sun City cemetery. A large crowd was present and the floral offerings were beautiful.

Card of Thanks

We wish to express our sincere thanks to our many good friends and neighbors for their kind and helpful acts and words of sympathy at the death of our son and brother. We are extremely grateful and appreciative. We also wish to express our thanks for the beautiful floral offerings.

Mr. and Mrs. Bud Garten and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Garten and family.
Mrs. Carrie Turk and children.

Spice H. "Bud" & Pearl Lealure (McBride) Garten, parents of Roy John Garten.

Albert Stanley Garten, brother of Roy John Garten.

Opal May Garten, sister of Roy John Garten.

Guy William Garten, brother of Roy John Garten.

Glen D. Garten, brother of Roy John Garten.

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

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

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