Obituaries

Brian Wayne Garst 1972 - 2018

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Brian Wayne Garst, 45, Tonganoxie, KS, died Thursday May 31, 2018 at the University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS. Memorial visitation will be from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday June 9, 2018 at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Brian was born October 25, 1972 in Belleville, KS; the son of Karen (Kelly) and Kenneth Garst. He was creative with his art as a stone mason, for twenty-seven years. He was a good friend to many and generous with his time. He was willing to be helpful to many in the area and people thought of him as “Mr. Fix It”. He was talented at fixing about anything. As a single parent, Brian was a devoted and loving father to Kayla. He will be missed by all of his family, including many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Survivors include one daughter, Kayla Marie Garst, Tonganoxie; one stepson, Tanner Messick, Lansing; mother and stepfather, Karen & Jim Earle, Lawrence; father and stepmother, Kenneth & Peg Garst, Salina; one sister, Roseanna (Hans) Baker, Billings, MO; two half brothers, Justin (Erin) Garst, Beloit and Jared (Raimie) Garst, Salina; 4 nephews, Luke, Clayton, Wyatt & Weston; 3 nieces, Louisa, Trinity & Brooklyn; one great-niece, Emma; several cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.