Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Fred Benjamin COONROD

Residences & events:

Wichita, Sedgewick Co, KS where he was a carpenter with Coonrod Walz Construction Co in Wichita until retirement. His residence there was also verified in a letter by brother John, date unknown.

Shell Knob, Barry Co, MO. Following retirement he moved nearer the children. While there he joined the First Christian Church and the Masonic Lodge #674.

His obituary in the Shell Knob, MO newspaper said he died after a long illness but didn't state the cause of death. It also said he had lived in a retirement village in Kimberling City, Stone Co, MO for the 2 years prior to his death.

Survivors listed included wife Myrtle and children John and Barbara, both of Shell Knob, brother John W and sister Mary.

The funeral was held at the First Christian Church of Shell Knob on a Wednesday morning at 11 AM in a ceremony officiated by Rev Corky Johnson and Rev James Lee.

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