Joshua Isaac Auclair

June 12, 1991July 31, 2011

Joshua Isaac Auclair, 20, of Garnett, KS, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011 at his home. Visitation will be from 10am – Noon, Saturday, August 6th, at McGilley & Frye Funeral Home, 105 E. Loula St, Olathe, KS. Funeral services will follow at Noon with burial in Edgerton Cemetery, Edgerton, KS. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions to the Joshua Aucliar Memorial Fund.

Josh was born June 12, 1991 in Kansas City, KS. He attended Gardner-Edgerton High School. He enjoyed playing football, fishing and wrestling for nearly 9 years. He was also an avid outdoorsman and loved farming. He didn’t know a stranger as he went out of his way to always help others.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Rose Lambert, maternal great grandmother, Vera Weeks and maternal great grandmother Juanita Sparks.

Josh is survived by his mother and step father, Tammy & Mike Redel; father, Reverend Alan & Emiko Auclair; finance', Tina Prater; 3 brothers, Dylan Palmer, Michael Redel and Seth Redel and 2 sisters, Lisa Auclair and Kayla Palmer; Aunt/Sis Lauren Sparks; maternal grandparents; Penny & Wally Anderson and Gary Sparks; maternal great grandparents, Clifford & Linda Sparks and Wesley Weeks; paternal grandparents, David & Felicia Redel, uncle David Redel and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him!



  • Visitation Saturday, August 6, 2011
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 6, 2011


  • Burial

Joshua Isaac Auclair

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Darrel and Nada Brannan

August 11, 2011

We send love and prayers to Clifford, Linda and family. May God bless you with His comfort.

Nanny Sparks

August 8, 2011

To my buddy Josh,
In one of the stars you shall be living
In one of them you shall be laughing
And so you will be as if all the stars
were laughing when we look
at the sky at night

August 8, 2011

Josh was for strangers. He never knew one.

Josh was for God, he always believed in Him

Josh was for farming. He loved working the ground.

Josh was for laughing. he always goofed around.

Josh was for fishing. Although he never cleaned the fish he caught.

Josh was for believing in others. He always wished for them to succeed.

Josh was for eating. He loved biscuits and gravy.

Josh was for friendship. He never let them down.

Josh was for working. He took pride in it.

Josh was for his brothers. He would defend them to the end.

Josh was for his mother. He loved her and held her dear in his heart.

Josh was for his grandpa Gary. He taught him hard work and how to be strong.

Josh was for Grandpa Clifford and Nan, He was so proud to be a Sparks.

Josh was for country music. It was always in his heart.

Josh was for forgiveness, even for those who wronged him.

Josh was for giving. He cared for every person in need.

Josh was for his country. He was proud to be an american

Josh was for his family. He wished they would all get along.

Josh was for his dad. He could trust him.

Josh was for life. He valued it every day.

Josh was for mending broken hearts.

Because he often had his broken.

Josh was for music. He played the Guitar.

- By Dad

Doris Snider

August 7, 2011

Josh was a light in the world now he is a light in our hearts, he will be remember, loved and missed.
Prayers to all of you,

Zella Jensen-Hilt

August 6, 2011

Beautiful photo tribute in memory of Joshua. May God help you to find peace and comfort during this time.


August 6, 2011

I thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new, I thought about you yesterday and the days before that too. I think of you in silence. I often speak your name. All I have are memories and your picure in a frame. Your memory is my keepsake, who which i'll never part, God has you in his keeping, I have you in my heart.

August 5, 2011

We pray that the Lord Jesus Christ comfort you and draw you to Him. May His presence be with you...

The Williams Family
(Houston TX)

Stephanie Pitts

August 5, 2011

I am so sorry for your tragic loss. May the peace of God rule your heart. Prayers and tears for you.

Stephanie & Darryl Pitts

August 5, 2011

I am so sorry for your tragic loss. May the peace of God rule your heart. Prayers & Tears For You.

Pastor Bruce

August 4, 2011

May the God of Heaven and Earth give you comfort and strength as you celebrate the short time you had together. Your friends at Edgerton United Methodist Church carry you all in our prayers.