December 23, 2020
Cella Mary Garrett passed away on Oct. 27, 2020 in Haxtun at the age of 97.
Cella was born on July 5, 1923 in Big Springs, Neb., to Floyd and Olive (Temple) Thrasher. She graduated from Big Springs High School at the age of 16.
During World War 2, Cella worked in an electronics manufacturing plant in Ogallala, Neb. and moved to Haxtun following her marriage to Merle Dean "Diz" Garrett on March 23, 1946 in St. Francis, Kan.
Cella worked at several locations in Haxtun including the Haxtun Department Store, Baker Grocery Store, Smith Hardware and the Haxtun Community Bank where she work...