Archive for Thursday, April 1, 2004

Louie L. Kindred


April 1, 2004

Services for Louie Lee Kindred, 79, Eudora, were Wednesday, March 31, at Eudora United Methodist Church. Burial was in Eudora Cemetery.
Mr. Kindred died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Eudora, the son of Leslie L. and Mattie A. (Catlin) Kindred.
He attended public schools in Eudora and graduated from Eudora High School.
Mr. Kindred was a farmer and a stockman. He retired in 1990. He was part owner of the Lawrence Livestock sale barn for many years.
He was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church, International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge in Eudora, Kansas Dairy Association, was past president of Rural Water District No. 4 and served many years on the Douglas County Fair Board.
Mr. Kindred married Lois Jean "Jeannie" Stanley in 1941. She died April 11, 1983. He married Elva Ruth (Abel) O'Berg in 1985. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Judy J. Young, Gardner; two sisters, Eva Belle Gerstenberger, Eudora, and Alice Riordan, Wichita; two stepsons, Nevin O'Berg, Fort Collins, Colo., and James O'Berg, Eudora; a stepdaughter, Laura Ward, St. Peters, Mo.; four grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandson; five stepgrandchildren and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
A son, Lyle Lee Kindred; a grandson and a granddaughter died earlier.
The family suggests memorials to American Cancer Society or the church building fund, which can be sent in care of the mortuary, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora 66025.
E-mail condolences can be sent to, subject: Kindred.

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