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Margaret (Marty) L. Dryden 1958-2017
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Margaret (Marty) L. Dryden 1958-2017

LARNED — Margaret (Marty) L. Dryden, 59, passed away July 10, 2017 at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.
She was born Feb. 6, 1958 in Larned the daughter of Benjamin Manning and LaVera S. Schartz Giles. A lifetime area resident she was a farmer and Auction Clerk for Carr Auction and Real Estate for 33 years.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Larned and served 14 years on the Board of F.S.A. She was member of the Dock owner’s Association of Wilson Lake and loved being a Grandma.
On Dec. 19, 1981 she married Tim Dryden in Larned. He survives. Other survivors include a son, John (Jami) Dryden, Larned; two brothers, Benjamin (Charlene) Giles, Wichita; and Rex Giles, Larned; a sister, Mary Giles, Larned and a granddaughter, Jentry Jean Paige Dryden.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Giles.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Visitation will be held Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Burial will be at the Larned Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be given to the Jentry Jean Paige Dryden Educational fund in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, KS. 67550.
Condolences may be left for the family at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary, Inc.
916 Main, P.O. Box 477
Larned, KS, 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune. July 12, 2017