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Patricia “Tricia” Garver

July 25, 2015

St. George- Patricia L. “Tricia” Garver, 56, passed away, Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan.


She was born September 3, 1958 at Redlands, CA. the daughter of Roger and Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Muckenthaler Perry.  Tricia graduated from St. Marys High School in 1976


Tricia was a Legal Assistant for Addair Thurston Law Office in Manhattan.  She loved watching any sport and doing crossword puzzles.


Tricia was preceded in death by brothers, David and Jeffrey Perry, and a brother-in-law, Roy Darting.


She was united in marriage to Roger Garver on February 14, 1981 in St. Marys.  He survives of the home.


Other survivors include her parents, Roger and Mary Beth Perry, St. Marys; her children, Julie Garver and Tyler Garver both of St. George; step children, Angie (Ben) Loggains, Ft. Smith, AK., and Robert (Molly) Garver, Stillwell; sisters, Nancy Darting and Janet (Vern) Sumner all of Rossville; brothers, Andy (Donna) Perry and Keith Perry all of St. Marys; six grandchildren, Ella, Grace, Lila, Cason, Clayton and Maci.



Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys.  Inurnment will be at a later date.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tricia’s granddaughter Maci’s education fund and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.  For a full obituary and to leave an online condolence please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com



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39 thoughts on “Patricia “Tricia” Garver

  1. I’m sorry, I just found out. Tricia will be dearly missed. I loved her laughter when she would be at family gatherings at Grandma Garver’s home.
    My sincere condolences to Roger, Julie, Tyler, Robert & Angie.

  2. Roger,
    I was shocked and saddened to hear of Trish’s death. I guess I should be keeping better tabs on people. Please pass along my condolences to you kids as well.

  3. DEAR Roger, Mary Beth, Rick Garver & family, I’m so very sorry about losing your beautiful Trisha! I always remember her to be a very kindhearted, bubbly, fun loving sweet gal!! My heart goes out to you all & all who loved her!! Gone waaaaaay too soon!! May God comfort you & give you peace!!

  4. Dear Mary Beth and family,
    Joe & I send our sincere sympathy to you in the loss of your daughter. From everythinng I’ve read, she was a wonderful person. May God give you the strength to take on this burden. God Bless you.
    Joe & Pauline Conley

  5. I worked with Tricia for one year at Stites Hill Wilson and Knopp. Tricia taught me a lot about the job but what I remember most was how much and how big she loved those dearest to her. My deepest sympathies as you grieve her loss.

  6. Dear Roger and children, I am so sorry to hear of Tricia’s death. Much to young to leave us and she will be missed. She was a very sweet person. Prayers to you and all your family at this time of sorrow.
    Sincerely, Penny (Evans/Zeller) Hasenkamp
    Daughter of Anita and Bill Evans

  7. I worked with Tricia at Blue Cross and Blue Shield for many years. We had our daughters within 3 days of each other. To all the family, my deepest sympathy.

  8. Roger, Julie, and Tyler: I am so sorry for your loss. I can’t believe she is gone. She was such a good friend to me when I office shared with Troy. She and I had a lot of fun giving each other a hard time! We didn’t talk very often after I went on the bench, but when we did it the same. I will miss her.


  9. Thoughts & Prayers for all of you. Tricia will be missed. I would visit with her in Manhattan & she would always bring a smile to anyone she talked to.

  10. Ralph and I want to send to the Perry and Garver family’s. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, on the loss of Patricia. Let your memories help you through this time. Ralph and Judy Runnebaum

  11. Roger and your children, and all the Perry family, I know it’s hard at a time of loss. But cherish the memories and know you are in many friends thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.

  12. I am so very sorry to hear of Tricia’s passing. I will always remember Tricia as fun loving and kind hearted, and full of spirit! I have many fond memories of playing with her on Bertrand Street. I am keeping all of the family in my thoughts and prayers and asking God to provide comfort at this most difficult time. Mary Kaye

  13. To all of Tricia’s loved ones—

    I have been stunned since I heard this terribly sad news. I will always remember Tricia being so full of life and spunk, keeping the rest of us in line! She was a good athlete & cheerleader and especially enjoyed her business classes.

    Carolyn Arand and I were fortunate to see her fairly often as she came into our workplace to pick up orders for her employer. She was ALWAYS the same ol’ Tricia. She never changed and we didn’t want her to.

    Please know you have my most sincere thoughts and prayers.

    Janice Flanary

  14. Roger & Family I am so sorry for your loss. A very sad time. .May the Lord be with you to comfort you and help to ease the pain. If you need to talk or anything you know where we live. GOD BLESS!!

  15. To the Garver and Perry Families,

    Mark and I extend our sincere sympathy to you during this difficult time. I don’t remember not knowing Tricia – we have been friends since we were 4 years old. She will always hold a special place in our hearts and will be missed. Love and prayers are with all of you.

  16. To Tricia’s family:
    I only met Tricia once in person but spoke to her many times over the phone due to work. She was always so nice and always asked about my family. I will certainly miss our phone conversations.
    Prayers to the family.
    Rest in Peace Tricia!
    Stephanie O’Shea

  17. To the Perry Family, husband Roger and their children. I am so sorry to hear of Tricia’s passing. Great childhood memories have remained in my thoughts since I heard this sad news. I pray friends and family comfort each other in this diffficult time. Teresa Freeby Berberich

  18. Please accept my sincere sympathy. Rest assured that our loving God is aware of your pain of heart and he yearns to remedy your despair. (Job 14:15) May God comfort and sustain you all to get through not only this day, but many others to come. (Isaiah 41:13)

  19. To the Perry family,
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to all.
    Dan, Gerry Lou, Michaela, Shaina and Brianna

  20. Julie, I am so sorry for your loss. I will miss her coming into the office and hearing the stories about Maci. a big hug to you and you are in my thoughts and prayers. Doris

  21. So saddened to hear of Tricia’s passing. Keeping the Garver and Perry families in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that your memories, friends, and family give you comfort during this difficult time.

  22. Tricia and I spent many of nights watching our girls play softball.She was a very special person.Prayers go out to all the family and friends.

  23. To all the Perry’s , Tricia’s husband Roger , her children, step children and grandchildren.
    I am shocked and sorry to hear of Tricia’s death. We went all through grade school and high school together. While I have not seen or talked to her for years, you never forget your childhood friends. We had many fun camping trips together. She is now at peace and with Jeff and all the others who have gone before us. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  24. Tricia was such a fun girl in school and had lots of friends and teachers that loved her. May God provide the strength, comfort, and love your entire family needs in the upcoming days. Peace be with you.

  25. To Roger and Mary Beth, Nancy Darting, Janet (Vern) Sumner, Andy (Donna) Perry and Keith Perry, Rick and I extend our sincerest and deepest condolences to all of your families. May you allow the loving arms of our Savior to sustain you and this difficult time. We will be keeping all of you in our prayers.
    Rick and Diane Budden

  26. Roger, Julie, and Tyler, Roger, Marybeth, Nancy, Janet, Keith, and Andy, my prayers and thoughts are with you all. I spent so much time with Trish and around your house from seventh grade through high school that it felt like a second home. Every time I drive down main street and see your old house I can’t help but smile for all the good memories that were created there. God Bless you all.

  27. We are so very sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers! May God be with you during this hard time.

  28. Roger, Julie, and Tyler please know that our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this most difficult time. Tricia and I spent alot of nights together in her home on 24 hwy. Wonderful times with lots of laughs. She will be missed so much by so very many people. Also to her sisters and brothers and to Roger and Marybeth please know that our heart weeps to know that she is no longer with us here… I feel comfort knowing that she had family waiting on the other side with open arms and they welcomed her with lots of hugs and kisses. God be with each of you during this difficult time. Prayers to our Lord for peace and comfort for each of you…

  29. Roger, Julie, Tyler, Roger, Mary Beth, Nancy, Janet, Andy, Keith and families:
    Tricia was my childhood friend. I have great memories from kindergarten through high school and as you, we will remember the good times. Always look up when you need her. Touch your heart, as you all share in that same heartbeat, and you’ll find her there. My heart is overwhelmed with sadness. Please know that I love you guys and will ask God to continue to hold you in the palms of his hands.

  30. We share in your grief with the loss of your lovely daughter, Tricia. I remember when she was born and loved her name! We pray the Lord will give you comfort and strength in the days ahead.

  31. My sincerest condolences to Roger, Julie, Tyler, and all my extended brothers, sisters, and Mom and Dad in the Perry family. Tricia was my best friend all through school and will always occupy a very special placein my heart. I pray that God keeps you all close together in this difficult time.

  32. For the family, John and I extend heartfelt condolences at the loss of Tricia. As a former classmate of hers, my heart is heavy and sharing your sadness. Marilyn Immenschuh

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