DON D. GARVER

DON D. GARVER
   Don D. Garver, 74, retired Law Co. brick & stone mason, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Don was born February 28, 1938, in Abilene, Kansas, to Dwight and Alice (Ritzman) Garver. He married Donna Allen in rural Abilene on January 19, 1957. Don loved to play and sing country music and together with his family they began the Garver Family Band with their children.
   Don was preceded in death by his parents, Dwight and Alice, and his daughter Denise. He is survived by his wife Donna; son James; brothers Dennis, Leland, Ron, Richard and Roger; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 10:30 a.m. at the Andover United Methodist Church, 1429 N. Andover Road, Andover, Kan. Visitation will also be held Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to service time at the Church. Interment will follow at Bruno Township Cemetery, Andover. Memorial donations may be made to Andover United Methodist Church.

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