Albert Lawrence Getz, 93, of Creighton, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at the Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City, with burial in the Grant Cemetery near Creighton, Mo. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Grant Cemetery Association or to Candy Getz, Missionary to Malawi, Africa. To send the family online condolences, please visit www.dickeyfh.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City.
He was born July 27, 1913, near Maysburg, the son of George and Rosie (Ade) Getz. On, March 26, 1939, he married Ruth Elsie Armstrong in Chula. He was a farmer. He was a member of the Evangel Presbyterian Church, Urich. For many years, he was the sexton and board member of the Grant Cemetery Association, Creighton. When his health permitted, he enjoyed traveling the country with his R.V. Club. He had lived in the same house for 81 years and had moved to Creighton in 1920.
He is survived by a son, A.J. Getz and wife, Pam, of Maywood; a daughter, Dixie Lee Collins and husband, Carl, Marshall; six grandchildren, Lisa, Paula, Lance, Candy, Justin and Brooke; four great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie on Aug. 17, 1999; a grandson, Aaron Collins; four brothers, John, Herman, Chris and George; and a sister, Bertha Turner.
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