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Linden Nold
Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena
Wathena, KS

Linden W. Nold, of Wathena, passed away April 12, 2018 at the age of 93.

He was born to George C. Nold and Ethel Burch Nold, Wathena, KS, July 29, 1924; and was a lifetime resident of the Wathena area. He was married to Mary Ann Schoenfelder April 14, 1947 at St. Joseph Church, Wathena. She was the daughter of Albert and Elizabeth Shalz Schoenfelder, Wathena. After sharing 56 years together, she passed away December 20, 2003. He was also preceded by 4 siblings: Truman, Paul, Marvin Nold, Ruth Kaelin, and a grandson Ian Patrick Nold.

Survivors include sons Mark (Catharine); Bruce (Jean); Paul (Mary Kay); and Eric (Carol); Daughters Lynn George (Robert); June; Elizabeth; Jenifer (John Gumula); Monica and Angela; Sisters-in-law, Angela Derks and Patricia Pelot. 21 grandchildren and 15 great grand-children.  Lindy was very proud of his 21 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and generations of nieces and nephews.

He attended Wathena Grade School & Wathena High School. Lindy served in the Military during WWII for two years. After returning home, he took a short course in accounting at Gard Business School, St. Joseph, MO. Lindy and his wife Mary Ann, acquired sole ownership of Wathena Insurance Agency, Inc., retiring in 1993, after 33 years on “Main” Street.

Lindy was a past member of the Tri-County Banker’s Ass’n.; Kansas and National Ass’n. of Independent Insurance Agents; Professional Insurance Agents, Inc. with a stint as licensed Kansas Real Estate Broker. He was a 25 year member of the Wathena Volunteer Fire Department; He was a past president of Doniphan County Rural Water District #5. Lindy was a lifetime member of  Wathena United Methodist Church; and a past president of Doniphan County Methodist Men’s Brotherhood. He was a past member of Geo. Ebeling VFW Post #3292, Severance, KS, transferring to and a current member of Doniphan County VFW Post #5531; past Chef De Gare of Voiture 1432, 40 & 8, Atchison, KS. He was a 69 year and current member of American Legion Post #161, Wathena, having served as Adjutant, Finance Officer, Joint Legion and VFW Firing Squad and a stint as Commander.

Funeral:  Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 10:30 AM at the United Methodist Church, Wathena, Kansas

Visitation: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 6-8 PM at Harman-Rohde Funeral Home, Wathena where friends may call after 12 Noon Monday.

Burial:  Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wathena, with full Military Honors under the auspices of the American Legion Post #161 and VFW Post #5531, both of Wathena.

Memorials: Wathena United Methodist Church  or Mount Calvary Cemetery

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