Saturday, 25 June 2016
Login |  Register 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  67°
High 98°
Low  66°
High 88°
Low  64°
High 90°
Low  65°
High 89°
Low  63°
High 96°
Low  63°
High 87°
Low  65°
High 90°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 97°  
Obituaries Announcements

Add Announcement

F. Doyle "Moose" Cordes: UPDATE
Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary
Beaver, Oklahoma

F. Doyle “Moose” Cordes, age 76, died early Monday morning, October 8, 2012, at the Via Christi St. Francis Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas.


He was born February 17, 1936, at Meade, Kansas, the son of Emil H. and Edith H. (Klotz) Cordes.  Doyle was baptized in 1936 at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade, and later confirmed July 8, 1951.  As a young boy he attended grade school at the Stone School House, rural Meade, and later graduated from Meade High School in 1954.  While in high school he worked for the Wolfe Ford Company until after graduation and then began working in the oilfield.


On July 22, 1956, he married Kathren J. “Katie” Savage at the St. John Lutheran Church, Meade.  They raised four children.  During that time he worked for Bud Kohart/Kohart Construction and in the oilfield as a driller and toolpusher.  He later went to work for Bob Wittman as a carpenter, he later started Cordes Construction.


On November 16, 2002, he married Patsy Tregellas Rist in rural Meade County and moved to Beaver, Oklahoma.


Doyle was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, and served on the church council, the Meade City Council, and was a member of AA for many years, celebrating 21 years of sobriety.  He enjoyed dancing, fishing, puzzles, playing his guitars, and other musical instruments, spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by:

His wife,                                    Patsy Cordes of Beaver, Oklahoma


His children,                                    Crys Ackerman and Brad of Meade, Kansas

                                                Sherrie Olson and Steve of Ulysses, Kansas

                                                Kelly Cordes and Deb of rural Meade, Kansas

                                                Dean Cordes and Stacy of Meade, Kansas


A daughter,                                    Kim Alger of Beaver, Oklahoma


Six grandchildren,                        Gary Michael Burgess, Kristy Shelton and Dale, Kelsey Cordes and Ashley,

Zack Cordes, Landry Cordes, and Luke Ackerman and Jessica


Six great-grandchildren,                        Sidney, Derek, and Erica Shelton, Kayla, Katilyn, & Kenna Cordes


Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 12, 2012, at the First Baptist Church, Beaver, Oklahoma.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2012, at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade, Kansas.  Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Friday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.  Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.


The family would welcome memorials to the St. John Lutheran Church Building Addition Fund or AA in care of the funeral home.


Personal condolences may be given to the family at




Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group