LARNED — Evelyn E. (Sooby) Galliart, 88, died April 27 at the Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. Born Feb. 26, 1925 in Larned, she was the daughter of Ben H. Sooby Sr. and Edith (Hays) Sooby, She graduated from Larned High School in 1943. Evelyn married Glenn Galliart on Aug. 8, 1942, at Jetmore. They farmed in the Zook community from 1943 to 1973, when they moved to Texas in order to follow Glenn’s work for Federal Crop Insurance. In 1991, Glenn and Evelyn moved to Colorado Springs, Colo. and then back to Larned in 2003. After moving back to Larned, KS, Evelyn ran a curiosity shop as a hobby.
She was preceded in death by her husband Glenn Galliart, and one brother, Ben Sooby, Jr. Survivors include one brother, Dennis Sooby and wife Dolly of Lawrence; two sons, Garvan Dale Galliart and Kerry Max Galliart and wife Donna Jane Galliart, both of Larned; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned, with Rev. Kathryn Bates presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday with family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery, Larned. Memorials may be sent to the Pawnee County Humane Society in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477 Larned, KS 67550.
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Great Bend (Kans.) Tribune, April 30, 2013