Ervin Urban

Ervin Urban, age 86, passed away on Sept. 29, 2020 at the Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City, KS. He was born in Bison, KS., to Joseph and Josephine Urban on March 5, 1936.


He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Lela May and his daughter, Juanita Jo Wells, one brother, and three sisters. He is survived by daughter, Cheryl Moore (Anthony) of Larned, KS, son Dale Urban (Nancy) of Garden City, KS, three brothers, four sisters, six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter.


Ervin worked fin the oil fields of central Kansas in his early years. He then worked building grain elevators in western Kansas. Later he moved to Leoti, KS to work with his in-laws helping start up the Leoti Ready Mix Plant. He then worked driving truck and grinding hay for Leon Beedy and Leon Franz in the Leoti area. He then worked for the Wichita County Road Dept. until his retirement moving then to Garden City, KS. His retirement included enjoyment down south as a snowbird with his wife and dog, Tuffy.


Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials in lieu of flowers can be made to the Finney County Humane Society in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St. Garden City, Kansas 67846