Donald “Don” W. Sligar, age 85, passed away Apr. 16, 2020 at Wesley Towers,Hester Care, Hutchinson, KS. He was born on Jan. 21, 1935 at Howard, KS, the sonof Howard W. and Valeria (Fry) Sligar. Don was a 1954 graduate of St. John HighSchool and a self-employed businessman, to include, Texaco Service Station, SonicDrive-In, Wegele Mower store and Cattleman. He was a US Navy Veteran andformer commander of the VFW at Garden City, KS. On Dec. 21, 1958, he marriedFonnie Dee Fox at Garden Grove, CA, she survives of Hutchinson. Don was aresident of Hutchinson, KS, since 2007, coming from Garden City, KS. Othersurvivors include a daughter, Carla Burroughs (Charles), Garden City, KS; 7grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son,Brad Sligar.Private military graveside services were held at the Fairview Park Cemetery, St.John, KS on April 18, 2020, with Pastor Bob Phipps presiding. A celebration of lifeservice will take place at a later date. Memorials may be given to the FirstChristian Church at 5 th and Main in Hutchinson, KS, in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O.Box 34, St. John, KS 67576.
Posted online on June 29, 2020