Archive for Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Obituary: John A. Garrison


December 21, 2005

Services for John A. Garrison, 84, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, Dec. 21, 2005, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Garrison died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1921, in Wayne City, Ill., the son of Thomas and Viola (Dalton) Garrison.

He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran who had worked most of his life as a union carpenter, with local 168, in the Kansas City area.

On March 9, 1941, he married Geraldine Hendricks.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine, of the home; two sons, Russell, Kansas City, Kan., and John, Victorville, Calif.; two daughters, Bev Oroke and Linda Garrison, both of Tonganoxie; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. A granddaughter, Jennifer, preceded him in death.

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