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Francis Wayne Neden

February 18, 1928 November 21, 2018
Francis Wayne Neden
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Obituary for Francis Wayne Neden

Francis Wayne Neden, age 90, a former resident of Forsyth, Missouri and more recently of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away early Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Medicalodge in Ft. Scott. He was born February 18, 1928, in Iola, Kansas the son of Joseph Neden and Beulah Bessie Dozer Neden. Wayne graduated from the Iola High School and later from Kansas City College and Bible School in Overland Park, Kansas. He married Margaret Elizabeth Cowen on May 23, 1950, on the campus of KCCBS. Throughout his life, Wayne had worked in a variety of jobs. He enjoyed aviation and had worked as a pilot and as a mechanic. While living in Ft. Scott, he worked with sheet metal in heating and air. He had also served as a police officer for both Littleton, Colorado and Ft. Scott, Kansas police departments. While in Ft. Scott, Wayne enjoyed assisting with the gospel music tent at the annual Good Ol’ Days celebrations. After moving to Forsyth, Wayne became a member of the Faith and Wisdom Church in Branson. He enjoyed spending his retirement fishing almost daily and was proud to be an honorary member of the Forsythe Men’s Bass Club.

Survivors include his three sons, Kerry Neden and wife, Machale, of Brenham, Texas, Terry Neden and wife, Beverly, of Richardson, Texas and Joe Neden, of Ft. Scott; a daughter, Debbie Baumgartner and husband, Dave, of Castle Rock, Colorado, and a daughter-in-law, Karren Neden, of Carthage, Missouri. Also surviving are thirteen grandchildren and thirty-six great-grandchildren with two more on the way. His wife, Margaret, preceded him in death on August 30, 2013. He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Neden and a grandson.

Rev. Gary McSpadden will conduct funeral services at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday, November 27th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:30 P.M. until service time at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Ft. Scott Christian Heights School and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

27

Nov

12:30 PM 11/27/2018 12:30:00 PM - 1:30 PM 11/27/2018 1:30:00 PM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Service

Tuesday

27

Nov

1:30 PM 11/27/2018 1:30:00 PM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

914 215th St
Fort Scott, KS 66701

914 215th St Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fort Scott Christian Heights

Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
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