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Arlen A. Karst 1952-2013
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Arlen A. Karst 1952-2013

GALATIA — Arlen A. Karst, 60, died Feb. 5, 2013 at Cherry Village Nursing Home in Great Bend. Born April 1, 1952 in Hoisington, he was the son of Arthur A. and Esther Fern (Landdeck) Karst. A lifetime resident of the Galatia area, he was a farmer.
Mr. Karst was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Galatia and was baptized at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Milberger.
Survivors include his father, Arthur A. Karst of Great Bend; and two brothers, Mark Karst and his wife Debi of Chesapeake, Va. and Kurt Karst and his wife Melissa of Sweeny, Texas. He was preceded in death by his mother, Esther.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Galatia with the Rev. Adam Wutka officiating. Burial will be at the Fairview Cemetery in Galatia. Friends may visit from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Cherry Village Activity Fund or St. Paul Lutheran Church, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by    
Bryant Funeral Home*         
1425 Patton Road       
Great Bend, Ks. 67530
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Feb. 7, 2013