Ronald Lee Plankenhorn, age 68, died December 9, 2019. He was born January 14, 1951 in Garden City. Ronnie was one of the strongest men with the biggest heart ever to have lived. He loved life, enjoyed his friends and family to the fullest and was always willing to help others. He was worked in the cattle and horse racing business most of his adult life. He loved to fish hunt and find treasures at an auction.
Ronnie is survived by his wife of 30 years, Leanne Plankenhorn, His son Shane Jackson wife Ranae; daughters Cassi Lanie and husband Matt and Lindi Lanie and husband Chris; four grandchildren Isaiah Jackson, Isabella Jackson, Emmit Schrier, & Ezekiel Jackson; brothers Mike Plankenhorn and wife Velda, Gary Plankenhorn and wife Sherri, & Scott Plankenhorn and wife Julia; sisters Linda Hinde and husband Mark, Lori Parker and husband Dean, and Jennifer Truelove and husband Barton; nieces/nephews Ryan, Josh, Kelsey, Loni, Ross, Mason, Tyrel, Evan, Danielle, Nicole, Tyler, Tiffanye, Lindsey, Darcy, Dalton, Walyne, Hayden, Cameron, Taylor, Quinn, & Aydan; in-laws Maralee Bahe and husband Shawn, Pam Day and husband Mike; and loyal companion Abbey. Ronnie is preceded in death by his parents Lonnie and Ruth Ann Plankenhorn and a niece Sara Plankenhorn.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on December 30, 2019 at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. A private family interment will take place at a later date. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to the Garden City Community College Rodeo Club in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City. Condolences may be given at garnandfuneralhomes.com.