Gary Lovendahl

Monday, July 6, 2015

Gary Lovendahl, 78 of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015. He was born on April 12, 1937, in Clyde, Kan., to Reuben & Alda (Law) Lovendahl.

He graduated from Clyde High School and recently attended his 60th Class reunion. He married JoAnn Smith on July 20, 1958, in Clyde, Kan., at the Baptist Church. He was a truck driver for Clay Center Concrete Company for 20 years and 20 years for Kansas Power & Light as an operator. He served eight years in the Kansas National Guard.

Survivors include: his wife, JoAnn, of Shell Knob; son, Brian Lovendahl, of Shell Knob; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at Chaput Mortuary, Clyde, Kan.

The family suggests memorials to Central Crossing Senior Center, P.O. Box 707, Shell Knob, MO 65747.

Local arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

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