Fredrick R. Deal, 68, Garden City, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

He was born Oct. 6, 1945, in Long Beach, Calif., to Fredrick and Eunice (Taylor) Deal. He was a 1963 graduate of Colby High School and attended Fort Hays State University.

He married Janice M. Befort on June 4, 1966, in Hays. He worked as an insurance adjuster for Nationwide Insurance Co.

He was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church, Garden City, the NRA and ASPCA. He was a volunteer ombudsman and a Friend of Bill W.

He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting, yard work, leatherwork, college football and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Jeffrey Deal and wife, Tonya, McPherson, Michael Deal and wife, Shawna, and Jimmy Deal and wife, Debi, all of Garden City; a sister, Terry Waggle, St. Louis; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Dominic Catholic Church; burial in Valley View Cemetery, Garden City.

Visitation will be until 5 p.m. Tuesday at Garnand Funeral Home, Garden City.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to St. Dominic Catholic School in care of the funeral home.

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