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Naida Jeanne Fordyce 1931 - 2016
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Ellinwood — Naida Jeanne Fordyce, 84, died February 12, 2016, at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood.  She was born November 20, 1931, in Newton, the daughter of Richard Fred and Lulu Marie (Shambaugh) Householter.
She graduated from East High School, Denver, Colo. Naida worked as a secretary for Bill Daniels Cable Company in Denver, helping to build the company in the early years.
On May 21, 1948, she married Donald Eugene Fordyce, in Brighton, Colo.
Naida and Don then lived in Denver for many years, moving to Carlsbad, N.M. in the seventies where they lived for about 10 years, before moving to El Paso, Texas. They resided in El Paso for over 30 years, finally moving to Ellinwood to be closer to family. She was a member of the P.E.O. and worked as the church secretary at the churches she attended.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Donald Eugene Fordyce; three children, Scott Fordyce and wife Laura of Devine, Texas, Sharla Durrett and husband Robin of Great Bend, Mark Fordyce and wife Kim of Arlington, Texas; a brother, Dwight Householter of Las Vegas, Nevada; a sister, Flo White of Sonoma, Calif; grandchildren, Melina Fordyce and Ty Fordyce of Tacoma, Washington, Johnathan Durrett of Hoisington, Jacob Durrett of Great Bend, Mysha Dumois and husband Tim of Dallas, Texas, William Fordyce, II of Euless, Texas; and two great grandchildren, Hudson Dumois and William Fordyce, III.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Keith Householter, and a brother-in-law, Ray White.
Memorial service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 20, at the First United Methodist Church in Hoisington, with Reverend Reuben Lang’at presiding.
Friends may sign the book Monday through Friday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home.
There will be no viewing as cremation has taken place.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Woodhaven Care Center, or Clara Barton Hospital Foundation, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.
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