Carolyn Garrison, 68, Salina, died on Sunday, December 22, 2013.
She was born on September 10, 1945 in Hays, Kansas to Nick and Helen Brungardt.
She married Ed Garrison on July 25, 1987.
Carolyn was a registered nurse who loved life and had many interests. Some of her best times were spent fishing, sewing, gardening, cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Ed, and three sons and one daughter from a previous marriage: Jeff Yost, Hays, Kansas; Greg Yost and wife, Candace, Hays, Kansas; Brad Yost, Salina, Kansas; Niki Rohr and husband, Scott, Gardner, Kansas; five grandsons (Braden, Bryson, Preston, Chandler and Dakota); four granddaughters (Savannah, Kassidi, Shyanne and Jaden); special sister, Barbara Phillips, Hutchinson, Kansas; brother-in-law Wayne Davison, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; sister-in-law, Lil Brungardt, Gorham, Kansas and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Gary and Donald Brungardt and sister, Joyce Davison.
Visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Thursday, December 26, 2013 and a Vigil service will be at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 26, 2013, both at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eight Street, Salina, Kansas.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 27, 2013 at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Salina, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Salina, Kansas or Wounded Warrior Fund and left in care of the mortuary.
For more information or to leave online condolences for the family, please visit www.ryanmortuary.com.