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Hester A. Nunnery

August 28, 1934 — February 16, 2017

Dateline:           Garden City, Kansas

Name:                Hester Ann Nunnery

Age:                    82

Died:                  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City

Born:                  August 28, 1934 at Lamar, Colorado

Parents:             Archie & Martha (Wilson) Sallee

Marriage:          to John J. Nunnery on April 21, 1973 at Garden City

Hester graduated from Lamar High School and went to work as a Telephone Operator.  She later moved to Garden City and was the Group Chief Operator.  She worked for Southwestern Bell for 18 years in Lamar and Garden City.  After her marriage she moved to Chicago where she also worked for a Telephone Company.   She and her husband then moved to Lafayette, Colorado.  After retiring they moved to Canon City, back to Lamar for 10 years and then to Garden City in 2014.  She enjoyed fishing, hunting, her many pets, trips to casinos & being involved with her Grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her Father- Archie Sallee, Mother- Martha Landreth, infant son- Thomas Irwin, Brother- Tom Sallee & Sister- Elizabeth Jones.

Survivors:           Husband             John Nunnery                      Home

                           7 Children              Cindy Stinemetz                  Garden City

                                                              George Irwin                        Garden City

                                                              Mike Irwin                             Garden City

                                                              Steve Nunnery                      Firestone, Colorado

                                                              Chris Nunnery                      Phoenix, Arizona

                                                              Marty Nunnery                     Chicago, Illinois

                                                              Scott Nunnery                       Broomfield, Colorado

                                                         11 Grandchildren

                                                           9 Great-Grandchildren

                                                           4 Great-Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service:        10:30 MST Tuesday

Place:                            First Baptist Church in Lamar, Colorado

Officiating:                  Rev Darren Stroh

Burial:                          Fairmont Cemetery in Lamar

Memorials:                 Finney County Humane Society

                                       In care of Garnand Funeral Home

Calling Hours:            9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday

                                       At Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City

Condolences may be posted at

Garnand Funeral Home  412 North 7th   Garden City, Ks  67846   620-276-3219
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