Name:    John A. Garrison

From:  The Tonganoxie Mirror, Tonganoxie, Kansas
Date:  Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Services for John A. Garrison, 84, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Garrison died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, at his home.

He was born Oct. 24, 1921, in Wayne City, Ill., the son of Thomas and Viola Dalton Garrison. He married Geraldine Hendricks on March 9, 1941.

He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran who had worked most of his life as a union carpenter, with local 168, in the Kansas City area.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine, at home; two sons, Russell, Kansas City, Kan., and John, Victorville, Calif.; two daughters, Bev Oroke and Linda Garrison, both of Tonganoxie; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren. One granddaughter, Jennifer, preceded him in death.