Esther Munyon


Esther K. Munyon, 64, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

She was born Jan. 3, 1950, in Crooked Creek, Alberta, Canada, to Norman and Doris Bronson Eidse. She attended nursing school at Dodge City Community College and Fort Hays State University.

On Sept. 10, 1994, she married F.L. “Doc” Munyon in Garden City. Mrs. Munyon worked as a registered nurse in Moundridge, at the Bethel Home in Montezuma, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses and for 10 years at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. In 1996 she became a nursing instructor at Garden City Community College. She went to work in 2001 at Area Mental Health for six years and for 10 years she ran the EKM Family Center in Garden City working as a psychologist.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Debra K. King of Oklahoma City, and Norma Darlene Hight of Welling, Okla.; a son, Duane F. Munyon of Wichita; her mother of Crooked Creek; two brothers, Louis Eidse of Georgia, and Denver Eidse of Alberta; three sisters, Phyllis, Rosalee and Linda, all of Alberta; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bible Christian Church in Garden City.

Condolences may be emailed to Memorials are suggested to the University Of Kansas Psychology Department or APRN Task Force, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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