Gerard Bazan


Gerard Xavier Bazan, 41, of Dodge City, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

Gerard Xavier Bazan, 41, of Dodge City, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

He was born Jan. 18, 1971, in Johnson City, to Ramon and Maria Concepcion Correa Bazan. He graduated from Holcomb High School in 1989.

A former resident of Garden City and Holcomb, Mr. Bazan was employed as a maintenance man for National Beef Packing Company in Dodge City for six years.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Bazan of Manhattan, and Dylan Bazan of Garden City; three daughters, Ashley Bazan of Lawrence, Amanda Bazan of Burlington, Colo., and Nicole Bazan of Garden City; his mother, Maria Concepcion Bazan of Holcomb; two brothers, Ramon Bazan Jr. of Garden City, and Juan Antonio Bazan of Aurora, Colo.; two sisters, Nora Shultz of Garden City, and Lori Saucedo of Holton; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his father.

Vigil service and rosary will begin at 8 p.m. today at St. Mary Catholic Church, Garden City. Funeral Mass will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Garden City.

Visitation hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home, Garden City. Condolences may be emailed to Memorials to the Gerard Bazan Memorial Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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