Marietta Burtis

3/11/2014

Marietta R. Burtis, 60, a lifetime Garden City resident, died Monday, March 10, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

Marietta R. Burtis, 60, a lifetime Garden City resident, died Monday, March 10, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

She was born June 18, 1953, in Garden City, to Raymond A. and Elsie M. Borlisch Wishon.

On Nov. 14, 1969, she married Spencer H. Burtis in Clayton, N.M. In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Samara "Summer" Hunter of Lady Lake, Fla., and Sarah Burtis of the home; a son, Aaron Burtis of the home; a brother, Arnold Wishon of Garden City; a twin sister, Loretta Wishon of Garden City; two sisters, Leeta Dingus and Patricia Baier, both of Holcomb; three grandsons; and two granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Raymond "Bud" Wishon Jr., Chester Edward Wishon and Marion Joseph Wishon; and two sisters, Dorothy Shipley and Delores Miller.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Garden City. Burial will be at Deerfield Cemetery in Deerfield.

Visitation hours are 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials are suggested to Watch Tower, in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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