WYNOT — Garrett M. Hans, 29, Wynot, died April 7, 2012, in a one-vehicle accident a mile west of Wynot.
Visitation, with a Vigil Service, was April 10 at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church, Wynot, and will continue one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be April 11, 2012 at10:30 a.m., at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church, Wynot, officiated by Rev. Eric Olsen.
Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Wynot.
Pallbearers will be Tom Kuchta, Tyler Kuchta, Tyler Goeken, Josh Goeken, Gene Guenther, Jess Jasnoch, Cole Wiebelhaus and Craig Anthony.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Garrett’s sisters and brothers-in-law.
The Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington is in charge of arrangements.
Garrett Michael was born Dec. 14, 1982, in Yankton, S.D., to Michael Louis and Julie Ann (Park) Hans. He grew up in the Wynot area and graduated from Wynot High School in 2001. Garrett had livestock and worked on the farm with his dad. He helped neighboring farmers quite often when they needed help. Garrett worked at Stockman’s Livestock and currently Yankton Livestock, Yankton. He had his own manure hauling business and also worked for Jim River Fencing Company, Yankton.
Garrett loved his pets, horses, dogs, fishing, hunting and playing with his nieces and nephews. He especially enjoyed talking to his grandpa, Louis Hans.
He is survived by two children, Keller and Josie Hans, Phoenix, Ariz.; parents, Mike and Julie Hans, Wynot; seven sisters and their husbands, Kristin and Nate O’Grady, Council Bluffs, Iowa; Amber and Rob Rothe, Lincoln; Heather and Terry Brummer, Hartington; Shannon and Ben Schmidt, Lincoln; Katie Hans, Wynot; Brittany Hans, Kansas City, Mo.; Shelby Hans, Wynot; paternal grandfather Louis Hans, Wynot; maternal grandparents, Loren and Dorothy Park, Wayne; and 10 nieces and nephews.
Garrett was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Clara Hans.