May 21, 2024

Leon A. Ford
Age: 96
Died: Friday, April 14, 2017 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City
Born: March 28, 1921 at Hutchinson
Parents: Leon A. & Dema (Russell) Ford, Sr.
Marriage: to Charlene Piland on January 21, 1951 at Hutchinson

Memberships: First Christian Church of Garden City
Eagles Lodge

Leon graduated from Hutchinson High School. He worked in Hutchinson as a Electrician on TV and Radio Towers and was a Partner in a Appliance Repair Business. In the early 50’s he moved to Garden City and spent the rest of his working career in heating and air conditioning for Garden City Sheet Metal. His main interest was doing maintenance at the church and other volunteer activities around the church along with photography, computers & reading to stay current on new products and innovations in several different areas. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Sister- Roberta Mulford & Great-Grandson- Kenyon Nonhof.

Survivors: Wife Charlene Ford Home
Daughter Deb Jantz Pratt
Son Eldon & Becky Ford Garden City
Granddaughter Heather & Matt Nonhof Garden City
2 Great-Granddaughters Kaylin Nonhof & Eden Nonhof

Funeral Service: 2:30 PM Tuesday
Place: Garden Valley Retirement Village Chapel
Officiating: Rev Scott Schurle
Burial: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Memorials: In lieu of flowers to First Christian Church
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Monday, 9:00 AM to Noon Tuesday
At Garnand Funeral Home
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