Pete Rowland

Pete G. Rowland Jr.

Monday, July 19th, 1943 - Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Pete G. Rowland, Jr., 76, died Saturday, July 4, 2020 at his home in Garden City, Kansas. He was born July 19, 1943 in Hidalgo County, Texas the son of Pete Rowland, Sr. and Elida (Garza) Rowland.

Pete attended school in Texas and Arizona as a young child before moving with his family to Garden City. Pete was self-employed as the owner and operator of Rowland Construction. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City, and enjoyed golfing, fishing, boating, hunting, and softball. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

On July 24, 1961, he married Virginia Medina in Garden City. She survives. Other survivors include six children Danny Rowland, David (Melinda) Rowland, Terri (Steve) Jessee, Judy (Troy) Cartmill, Diana (Darrin) Cook, and Geri Rowland all of Garden City; four sisters Francis Bribiesca of Hutchinson, Kansas, Irene Ortiz of Chino, California, Priscilla Johnston of Salina, Kansas, and Aurora Martinez of Los Angeles, California; eighteen Grandchildren; and twenty six Great-Grandchildren.

Pete is preceded in death by his parents; a daughter Yolanda Rowland Chavez; three brothers Alonzo Rowland, Roy Rowland, & Ray Rowland; and a sister Mary Herrera.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday all at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. The family suggests memorials given to the Heartland Cancer Center in care of the funeral home.
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    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 10:30am
    St. Mary Catholic Church
    510 N 12th Street
    GARDEN CITY, KS 67846
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Johnny Martinez

Posted at 08:59pm
So sorry for your loss, our loss, and everybody's loss. He was such a great guy, and a great friend. Pete knew everybody and everybody knew him. We are going to miss you. Virginia and the rest of the family, our prayers for you.

With all our love, Wendy and Johnny Martinez

betty miller

Posted at 09:51pm
Condolences to the family. I worked with Pete many years ago at farmland foods He was a nice person

Becky Orozco Posted at 09:42pm

Sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Becky Orozco Wichita KS

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