Darwin 'Art' Rundle


Darwin Arthur "Art" Rundle, 80, of Garden City, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

Darwin Arthur "Art" Rundle, 80, of Garden City, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

He was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Wentworth, S.D., to Albert Horace and Gertrude Estella Kaske Rundle.

Mr. Rundle served in the U.S. Navy from July 18, 1950, to May 17, 1954. During the time that he served, he received the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Korean Service Medal.

On Nov. 7, 1954, he married Darlene Elaine Wilhelm in Ellsworth.

A Garden City resident since 1959, Mr. Rundle worked for Collins Furniture & Appliance as the appliance service manager. He later worked for Jarmer's Appliance and at Napa Auto Parts. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Garden City, the Eagles Lodge, the Girl Scouts and the Boy Scouts of America where he earned the Silver Beaver and the Order of the Arrow.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene Rundle of the home; a daughter, Deborah Dixon and her husband Derek of Wichita; a son, Daniel Rundle and his wife Joni of Prairie Village; two sisters, Donna Mae Roberts and her husband Loren of Britt, Iowa, and Jeanette Neuman and her husband Harold of Pipestone, Minn.; and three grandchildren, Allisa Prokopanko and her husband Chris, Chris Rundle and Nick Rundle. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Clarence Rundle and Walter Rundle; and a stepsister, Catherine Miller.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Lutheran Church in Garden City. A graveside service will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Wichita.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials are suggested to St. James Lutheran Church or Santa Fe Trail Council Boy Scouts of America, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.


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