Rhonda Lynn Atkinson

Rhonda Lynn Atkinson, age 73, died April 6, 2020 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City. She was born on December 7, 1946 at Garden City the daughter of Elton ”Tony” & Maxine Evelyn (Lessor) Jewell. She married Nolan R. Atkinson on May 1, 1999 at Garden City.


Rhonda attended Garden City Community College. After college she started and raised her family in Garden City. In 2004, Nolan and Rhonda moved to Beulah, CO where they enjoyed retirement by camping, traveling and making improvements on their mountain home. In 2017 they moved back to Garden City to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Rhonda enjoyed working out, family and friends get-togethers, watching all of their sports activities and loving on her puppies and grand-puppies.


She is survived by her husband, Nolan R. Atkinson; four children, Channing and Shannon Luff of Wichita, Taylor and Juan Ramirez, Jody Atkinson, Steve and Evelyn Atkinson all of Garden City; a sister, Denise Jewell of Clarkston, WA; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her Parents and Brother, Rick Jewell.


There will be a graveside service at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Finney County Humane Society in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com