March 10, 2022
Carl R. Figgins, age 76, succumbed to his 18 month battle with pancreatic cancer on Jan. 9, 2022, surrounded by his loving family in Mankato, Kan. Carl was born at the family home on Feb. 24, 1945, to Cecil R. and Gladys Irene (Bisbee) Figgins. He graduated from Burr Oak High School in 1963 and attended Hutchinson Community College. Carl was united in marriage to Karen Garman on March 30, 1968, at the Baptist Church in Mankato. To this union a daughter, Jennifer, was born. Carl enlisted in the National Guard in November of 1965 and was honorably discharged in July of 1971.
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