Jon G. Herod


Jon G. Herod, 77, formerly of Garden City, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Derby.

Jon G. Herod, 77, formerly of Garden City, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Derby.

Herod was born Jan. 12, 1935, in Walnut, to James W. and Marjorie Greve Herod.

He graduated from Walnut High School in 1952, and Kansas State University in 1956 with a bachelor's degree in agricultural economics.

Herod married Anna Marie Kennedy in May 1956. She preceded him in death.

Herod was county agent for Morton County until moving to Garden City in 1967. He was a farm management person for KSU until his retirement in 1994, and moved to Derby in 2008.

Herod was active in the Lions Club, 4-H Fairboard, Men's League Golf, Captain at Buffalo Dunes, First United Methodist Church, Master Gardener, Finney County Fair board and the Walnut Masonic Lodge.

He did punch and latch hook and was an avid KSU sports fan.

Survivors include a son, Jeff and Becki Herod of Douglass; a daughter, Kathy and husband Bill Winquist of Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Robert Herod of Tulsa, Okla.; and four grandchildren, Elliot, Emersyn, Edisyn and Carter.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Glenwood Cemetery in Walnut.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Swisher-Morris Funeral Home in Winfield.

Memorials are suggested to Finney County 4-H Foundation and Buffalo Dunes Jr. Golf.

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