Michael Barber


Michael Charles Barber, 67, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home in Garden City.

Michael Charles Barber, 67, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home in Garden City.

He was born Feb. 15, 1947, in Garden City, to Frank and Rose Gaschler Barber.

A resident of Garden City since 1973, Mr. Barber was a regional manager for IBT.

In 1964 he married Roberta Sue Anderson in Scott City. They divorced. On July 26, 2006, he married Hallie Elaine Nusser in Juneau, Alaska. They both survive. Other survivors include five sons, Michael Shane and wife Michelle Barber of Shawnee, Frank Dean and wife Kim Barber of Lenexa, William Brett and wife Kim Barber of Hesston, Eric Andrew and wife Julie Barber of Hastings, Neb., and Kris James and wife Elizabeth Barber of Denver; a stepson, Jason Lee and wife Jacquelyn Porter of Garden City; a stepdaughter, Leslie Porter of Garden City; a sister, Debbie Morgan of Salt Lake City; 21 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Mario Barber.

Vigil and rosary services will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Garden City. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be at Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City. Memorials are suggested to the University of Kansas Medical Center, in care of the funeral home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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