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Obituary for R. Kent Nanninga

Garden City- R. Kent Nanninga, 79, died on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at The Cottages in Garden City. He was born on May 16, 1939 at Dr. V.A. Leopold’s Hospital in Garden City the son of Orville Vernon & Florence Lavone (Boots) Nanninga. He married Carol Sullivan on June 10, 1967 at Garden City.

Kent graduated from Garden City High School in 1957 and the University of Kansas in 1962 with his degree in Business where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. He traveled in Europe for a year after graduating before returning to Garden City to join the family business Western Motor Company which he ran to retirement. Kent was a member of St Dominic Catholic Church, St Dominic Men’s Choir, Southwind Country Club, Elks Lodge and was a board member of Fidelity State Bank and St Catherine Hospital. He enjoyed golfing, fly fishing, playing gin, KU Sports, playing the piano and his summer trips to the family cabin in Almont, Colorado. He was preceded in death by is Parents, Sister- Wilda Lee Ladner & Brother- John R. Nanninga.

He is survived by his Wife- Carol Nanninga of the Home, Son- Troy & Dana Nanninga of Garden City, Daughter- Tara & Jeff Kesler of Plano, Texas, Sister- Cheryl A. Barker of Houston, Texas & 5 Grandchildren- Tristan Nanninga, Sydney Nanninga, Quincy Nanninga, Matthew Kesler & Emma Kesler.

Vigil Service will be at 7:00 PM Tuesday and Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM Wednesday both at St Dominic Catholic Church with Rev Warren Stecklein as Celebrant. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Memorials are suggested to St Dominic Catholic Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at

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