Edgar James Giskie

Joe Denoyer - October 10, 2019 2:09 pm

Edgar James Giskie, 64, of Liberal, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal.

He was born May 6, 1955 to Kenneth and Wanda (Reinert) Giskie at Fort Leonardwood, Missouri.

On October 27, 1974, he married Debra S. Banman at the Faith Mennonite Church in Newton, Kansas. She survives.

Ed attended school at Plainview School in eastern Colorado and was a graduate of Garden City High School class of 1973 and Kansas Technical Institute (now K-State) in Salina, Kansas. He worked as a repairman for National Cash Register, as well as Dillons, The Best Market and Wal-Mart all in Liberal. Ed enjoyed tinkering on older cars, including his beloved El Camino. He also enjoyed playing pool and cards.

His survivors include one daughter, Angela Giskie, Liberal, Kansas and one son Matt Giskie, Newton, Kansas, mother-and-father-in-law Edgar and Vinola Banman, sister-in-law Cindy Banman and brother-in-law Wendell Banman, all of Newton, Kansas. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Seda Giskie and Kaelyn Giskie, Mustang, OK and Justin Powers, Brenden Powers and Samantha Powers, Liberal, KS. In addition, he is survived by numerous friends and family members (2 aunts, a niece and a nephew, cousins).

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Erwin Dean Giskie, and his grandparents Henry and Lottie Giskie and Edwin and Edna Reinert.

Per his wishes there will no memorial service. Cremation has taken place. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be sent to the family through www.millermortuary.net.