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Joe G. Woodruff
Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary
Meade, KS

Joe G. Woodruff, age 89, died Thursday afternoon, at the Kansas Soldiers Home, Halsey Hall, Ft. Dodge, Kansas.


He was born November 26, 1921, at Meade, Kansas, the son of Hurley H. and Jennie L. (Stalder) Woodruff.  As a young boy he attended the Woodruff School in rural Meade County.  He later attended the Meade school system, graduating from Meade High School in 1940.  After his graduation, he attended Ft. Hays State University before entering the United States Army in 1942.  During his military service he served in the European Theater of Operations during World War II he later served in the Pacific Theater before his discharge in 1945.  Upon his discharge, he returned to Meade where he made his home working for the Michigan-Wisconsin gas company, farming and ranching.


He was a member of the Church of Christ, American Legion, Veteran’s of Foreign Wars, Kiwanis International, and the Beam Senior Center.


On May 29, 1946, he married Helen Elaine Rather at Dodge City, Kansas.  She survives.


Other survivors include:

A son,                                                            Otis Woodruff of rural Meade, Kansas


A grandson,                                                Bronc Woodruff and wife, Tisha of Mexico, Missouri


Two great-granddaughters,                        Ashlie and Zoie Woodruff of Mexico, Missouri


He is preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Marilyn Faye Woodruff; a brother, Bernard Woodruff; and a sister, Bernice Cornelson.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2011, at the Church of Christ, Meade.  Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.  Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.


The family would welcome memorials to the Church of Christ in care of the funeral home.


Personal condolences may be given to the family at






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