February 3, 2023

R. W. “Mike” Hunsberger

R. W. “Mike” Hunsberger
Age: 93
Died: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Homestead Health And Rehabilitation 
Center in Garden City
Born: March 22, 1922 at Ravenna, Nebraska
Parents: Alfred & Lydia (Boeckner) Hunsberger
Marriage: to Katherine Sullivan on February 18, 1946 at Hopkinsville, Kentucky
She died on June 20, 2004

Memberships: Bible Christian Church of Garden City
Harry H. Renick American Legion Post # 9 of Garden City

Mike graduated from high school in Ravenna, Nebraska and started working for the Kansas Department Of Transportation Road Department. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II where he was on an Aircraft Recovery Team. After his discharge he moved to Garden City and drove a truck for C.F. McGraw Trucking and Hapes Trucking. He then opened Mike’s Tavern in Garden City. After selling the Tavern he started R.W. Hunsberger Trucking where he brokered grain and hauled grain and processed feed to area feedlots. He enjoyed taking pictures as he drove the highways and taking care of his dogs. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife, 2 Brothers- Harlen Hunsberger & Glen Hunsberger & 2 Sisters- Margie Malick & Ilene Mason.

Survivors: 1 Son Terry & Dianne Hunsberger Garden City
4 Grandchildren Michelle Barber Verona, Missouri
Raegann Martinez Edmund, Oklahoma
Brittney Hunsberger Garden City
Kaylen Hunsberger Garden City
1 Great-Grandson Mason Martinez Edmund, Oklahoma

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Friday
Place: Bible Christian Church in Garden City
Officiating: Rev Bob Bates
Entombment: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Graveside Rites: Kansas Army Reserves National Guard
American Legion District 8 Honor Guard
Memorials: Finney County Humane Society
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Thursday 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Friday
At Garnand Funeral Home
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com