Joseph "Joe" Garner(1940 - 2013)

Joseph F. Garner

Joseph "Joe" F. Garner, 72, Sioux Falls, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Sioux Falls VA Hospital, from lung cancer.

Visitation will begin at 5pm, Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Heartland Funeral Home, Brandon, with Memorial services at 6:30pm. Chaplin Karen Hiller will officiate. Full Military Honors will follow.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Miriam, Sioux Falls; one son, Vince, Klamath Falls, OR; two step-sons, Jeff (Rhonda) Whempner and Steve Whempner, both of Phoenix, AZ; one step-daughter, Lisa (Charles) Stotz, Dunkirk, MD; seven step-grandchildren; four sisters, and one brother all of Gillette, WY.

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Published in The Argus Leader on May 5, 2013