Edward Walter Tomchak, age 85, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2013 at the Woodhaven Nursing Home in Ellinwood, Kansas. He was born on August 11, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of John S. and Tekla Tomchak. A resident of Garden City, Kansas since 1963 moving from Amarillo, Texas, he was a salesman for Amarillo Hardware of Amarillo, Texas.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints of Garden City, Kansas and was a US Air Force Veteran with the rank of Staff Sergeant. On July 5, 1973 he married Frances Mae Wedge in Tucumcari, New Mexico. She passed away in September of 2009 in Texas.
- Three Daughters Pamela Merten of Great Bend, Kansas
- Barbara Ann Tomchak of Abilene, Texas
- Patricia Ulik of Oklahoma
- One Brother Rudy Tomchak of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
- Three Step Children
- Four Grandchildren
- Two Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his Parents and One Sister – Velma.
Funeral Services Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints of Garden City, Kansas 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2013 Officiant Cory Mills
Interment Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, Kansas
Memorials Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas care of Price & Son Funeral Home in Garden City, Kansas
Visitation 10 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday