Ivan McGee


JOHNSON CITY — Ivan McGee, 91, of Johnson, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit in Johnson City.

JOHNSON CITY — Ivan McGee, 91, of Johnson, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Stanton County Long Term Care Unit in Johnson City.

He was born Feb. 10, 1923, in Richfield, to John Landon and Viola Jane Hall McGee. He graduated from Richfield High School.

Mr. McGee farmed and ranched in Richfield before retiring in 1982. A former resident of Manter, he moved to Johnson City in 2000. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

In 1943, he married Mary Lee Taylor, with whom he had four sons. She preceded him in death. He later met Arleta Faye Crow, with whom he had six children. She died in 2000. He also was preceded in death by two sons, Phil and Hal McGee; two brothers, Harree and Charlie McGee; two sisters, Dorothy Thrasher and Louise Bonham; and two grandchildren.

Survivors include a sister, Mildred Calvin of Ulysses; five sons, Edward McGee of Claude, Texas, Mark McGee of Montana, Jeff Crow of Ocilla, Ga., Tony Crow of Marienthal, and Eddie Crow of Grand Island, Neb.; three daughters, Melissa Bolivar and Susie Crow, both of Manter, and Maria Crow of Ulysses; 25 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Garnand Funeral Chapel in Johnson City. Inurnment will follow at Stanton County Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted.

Memorials are suggested to Stanton County Long Term Care Unit or the donor's choice, both in care of the funeral home, Box 715, Johnson City, KS 67855.

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