Conrad L. “Connie” Waddle, age 85, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Leisure Homestead, St. John. He was born on Jan. 27, 1932 at Macksville, KS, the son of Joe and Mildred (Starke) Waddle. Conrad was a 1951 graduate of Macksville High School and a resident of St. John since 1957 coming from Macksville. He worked for St. John Welding prior to opening his own welding shop, worked with the Stafford County Road Department, was a contract oil pumper, drove a school bus and after retirement worked for L J & J Automotive in the Parts Department. He was a past member of the St. John volunteer fire department, Weak-Enders motorcycle club and Stafford County Country Club all of St. John. He served his country for four years in the Naval Reserve. On September 14, 1952 he married Marlene Sanders at Antrim church, she survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Debby Waddle, St. John, KS, Diane Edgett (Tom), Edmond, KS; daughter-in-law, Robin Waddle, Cunningham, KS; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by both parents, a son, Jeff D. Waddle and a sister, Joan Kephart. Funeral service will be 1:30 PM, on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church, St. John, with Rev. Nathan Gift presiding. Burial will follow in the Fairview Park Cemetery St. John. Visitation will be on Thursday from 1-7PM with family present from 5-7PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the St. John Fire Department Auxiliary, Stafford County EMS or Love Gift to Family all in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS 67576.