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Conrad L. Connie Waddle 1932-2017

ST. JOHN — Conrad L. “Connie” Waddle, 85, passed away Sunday, Aug. 27 at Leisure Homestead, St. John.
He was born on Jan. 27, 1932 at Macksville, the son of Joe and Mildred (Starke) Waddle.
Conrad was a 1951 graduate of Macksville High School and a resident of St. John since 1957 coming from Macksville. He worked for St. John Welding prior to opening his own welding shop, worked with the Stafford County Road Department, was a contract oil pumper, drove a school bus and after retirement worked for L J & J Automotive in the Parts Department. He was a past member of the St. John volunteer fire department, Weak-Enders motorcycle club and Stafford County Country Club, all of St. John. He served his country for four years in the Naval Reserve.
On Sept.r 14, 1952, he married Marlene Sanders at Antrim church. She survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Debby Waddle, St. John; Diane Edgett, Edmond, Kan.; daughter-in-law, Robin Waddle, Cunningham; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by both parents, a son, Jeff D. Waddle and a sister, Joan Kephart.
A funeral service is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1 at the First United Methodist Church, St. John, with Rev. Nathan Gift presiding. Burial will follow in the Fairview Park Cemetery St. John. Visitation is scheduledfrom 1-7 p.m. Thursday with family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the St. John Fire Department Auxiliary, Stafford County EMS or Love Gift to Family, all in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS, 67576.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Minnis Chapel, Inc.
526 E. 4th Ave. Box 34
St. John, KS, 67576
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune Aug. 30, 2017