June 23, 2022
Kenneth Wayne Garst, the son of Darrell L. Garst and Carrol (Modlin) Garst, was born Oct. 29, 1951, in Mankato, Kan. He died June 11, 2022, at his home at the age of 70 years, 7 months, and 14 days.
He grew up in the Scandia, Kan., area, graduating from Scandia High School in 1969. He then attended and graduated from North Central Kansas Area Vocational-Technical School with an associate degree in the heavy equipment operations program.
Kenneth worked for the Bureau of Reclamation for 37 years starting at Glen Elder Reservoir near Glen Elder, and working at Lovewell Reservoir near Webber,...