Obituaries

Thomas Fief

GARDEN CITY Thomas Dean Fief was born on July 23, 1956 in Garden City, Kansas. He departed this life on November 11, 2017 in Garden City, Kansas at the age of 61. Tom is preceded in death by his grandparents and numerous aunts, uncles, and a few cousins. He is survived by his parents,...
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Larrod Proehl

Larrod Ray Proehl, age 34, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at his home in Cimarron, Kansas.  He was born November 23, 1982 in Garden City, Kansas to Lawrence Ray Proehl and Dona Hetrick Proehl. He grew up in Pierceville spending his time riding four wheelers. After attending high school in Garden City, he...
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Rick Sneath

Rick Anthony Sneath, age 56. Rick passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at his home in Claremore, Oklahoma. He was born on March 30, 1961, in Garden City, Kansas, the son of Glen Eldon and Annette Marie (Dobrinski), Sneath. Rick graduated from Scott City High School in Kansas in 1979. Then he moved...
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Albert J. Maris

Albert J. Maris, age 77, died on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the Homestead Health and Rehabilitation.  He was born on August 27, 1940 in Johnson City, Kansas the son of Albert James and Elma Marie Coleman Maris. A Garden City resident since 1984 having moved from Sublette, Kansas.  Albert worked as a truck...
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Katheryn Bradford

Jetmore – Katheryn L. Bradford, 89, passed away October 23, 2017 at Hodgeman County Health Center, Jetmore. She was born September 5, 1928 in Hodgeman County, the daughter of John C. and Isadora T. Ray Lappin. A lifetime area resident, she was a partner in the farm operation, loved to garden and do jigsaw...
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Jerry Young

GARDEN CITY Jerry Young, age 57, died on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the St. Catherine in Garden City, Kansas.  He was born October 31, 1959 in Sumter, South Carolina the son of Gerald and Emily Walker Young. On October 31, 2013 he married Becky McGrath Finnell in Liberal, Kansas. She Survives. Other Survivors...
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Lyle Bitikofer

GARDEN CITY Lyle Bitikofer, age 67, died on Monday, October 23, 2017 at his home in Garden City, Kansas.  He was born on August 11, 1950 in Goessell, Kansas the son of Ralph and Kathryn Neufeld Bitikofer. He has been a resident of the Garden City community for twenty years moving from Heston, Kansas. ...
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June D. Abel

Jetmore – June D. Abel, 77, passed away October 21, 2017 at Hodgeman County Health Center, Jetmore. She was born June 20, 1940 in Mangus, Colorado, the daughter of Jack D. and Bertha M. Law Fakes. She was a retired dispatcher for the Hodgeman County Sheriff Office where she worked for 34 years. She...
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James Naab

James D. Naab (JD), age 51, died on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at his home in Garden City, Kansas. He was born on June 29, 1966 in Garden City, Kansas, the son of Jon V. and Rnoda F. Naab. He attended Garden City High School before attending Liberal Community College for Auto Body.  He...
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Clayton Klein

Jetmore – Clayton Lavern Klein, 19, passed away October 7, 2017 at Kismet. He was born June 15, 1998 in Garden City, the son of Keith Dale and Candice Dee Klein Koehn. A lifetime area resident, he was a welder and construction worker at Blattner Feedlot Construction and Livestock Equipment in Cimarron. He was...
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