Kyle Dean Medina 1936 - 2007 Garden City
Garden City - Memorial services for Kyle Dean Medina, 71, Garden City, will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church Chapel in Garden City. Private burial will be at a later date in Graham United Methodist Church Cemetery in Rice, Minn.Mr. Medina died Monday, Sept. 24, 2007, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.He was born June 10, 1936, in Santa Cruz, N.M., the son of Candido E. and Ethel F. Jose Medina. He graduated from McCurdy High School in Santa Cruz, N.M. He received a bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering from New Mexico A&M and a master's degree in civil engineering from Kansas University. He lived in Santa Fe, N.M., Washington, D.C., Salina, Lawrence and moved to Garden City in 2005.Mr. Medina worked for the U.S. Forestry Service in Idaho for two summers. He worked for the U.S. Geological Survey from 1960 until he retired in 1996. He then worked as a crop adjuster in Lawrence. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Garden City and a mason since 1958. Survivors include his mother, Ethel Medina, Sartell, Minn.; a son, Kent, Ulysses; a daughter, Kimberly Medina, Casper, Wyo.; a brother, Warren Medina, Sauk Rapids, Minn.; and a grandson.The family suggests memorials to McCurdy High School, sent in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th St., Garden City, 67846.