Tim Gottschalk


Tim Gottschalk, 67, of Garden City, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

Tim Gottschalk, 67, of Garden City, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

He was born Feb. 4, 1946, in Garden City, to Aloysius C. and Verona Cannon Gottschalk. He graduated from Garden City High School in 1964.

On July 17, 1966, he married Karensue Unger in Garden City.

Mr. Gottschalk worked for more than 35 years at Unger's Heating & Air Conditioning. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, watching Wheel of Fortune, horseback riding and traveling to Colorado. He loved his dog, Riley, and was an avid Denver Broncos fan.

Survivors include his companion, Lori Welch of Garden City; two daughters, Nikki Gottschalk of Garden City, and Natalie Bruno of Boulder, Colo.; two brothers, James Gottschalk and Thomas Gottschalk, both of Arvada, Colo.; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, Muriel Gottschalk; a son, Andrew Timothy Gottschalk; a brother, Robert Gottschalk; and a sister, Carol Wasinger.

A vigil service and rosary will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials are suggested to Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo, in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.


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