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Ronald Lee Garbers

August 9, 1934 ~ March 27, 2020 (age 85)


Ron Garbers went to be with His Savior Jesus Christ on March 27, 2020. He was born on August 9, 1934 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to the late Harry and Clara Garbers. He was baptized at home on August 26, 1934 and confirmed in his faith at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bangor, Wisconsin. Ron enlisted in the Marines on August 26, 1953 and was honorably discharged in 1955. Ron was married to Nina Young on January 17, 1958 and was happily married for 62 years.


Ron is survived by his wife Nina (Young) Garbers, 3 children: Debra (James) Funk; Mark (Lynne) Garbers, and Sandra (Jeff) Olson, 7 grandchildren: Jason (Joslin) Thiemann; Nicole (Eric) Schoenrock, Kristine (Matt) Tartaglio, Shawn (Jessie) Sullivan, Kendra (Rob) Anderegg, Kelli (Aaron) Lueders, and Kristin (Ryan) Alsleben; 14 great grandchildren: Conner, Adam, Joseph, Riely, Bradley Sullivan, Brooke, Cora, Pierce Thiemann, Kryssa Schmidt, Kylie Johnson, Owen and Elli Schoenrock, Rogan Anderegg and Eddison Alsleben; sister-in-Iaws: Vi Garbers, Linda (Gerard) LeJeune, Mary Cassel, Phyllis Young, and brother-in-law: Harland Young and Richard Young; and many nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Herbert Garbers, four sisters, Arlene (Walter) Hemker, Ardelle (Joe) Beall, Louise (Elmer) Blashaski, Marjorie (Curtis) Jenkins; brother-in-law Roland Young and sister-in-laws Shirley Young and Betsy Young.


Ron enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren &. great grandchildren. He also loved golfing, watching the Minnesota Twins and spending winters in Texas.


Services will be held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hutchinson later this summer. Pastor Oster officiating

 Family and friends will be notified.


Arrangements by Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake.   Online condolences may be made to

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