John W. Redden

Miller-Ott Funeral Home

John W. Redden

Goessel - John W. Redden, 80, of Goessel, Kansas, passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Bethesda Home. He was born February 3, 1941 in Galena, Kansas, the son of Jesse Wallace and Winnie Alice (Garner) Redden.

He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War from 1961-1962. He attained the rank of Fireman Apprentice (FA).

John worked as a truck driver for Industrial Steel and Dusenbery Trucking in Wichita.

He was a longtime member of the Canton community, before moving to Goessel, where he resided for the last fifteen years.

John was an excellent craftsman. He lived close by the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, where he would volunteer and help with historical events. John was very proud of his Native American heritage and was associated with the Mid-America All-Indian Center in Wichita.

He is survived by his friend, Keven and Debra Hiebert and their family in Newton. John was a part of the family and would spend time with the Hiebert's on holidays and often helped as a farm hand.

John was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Kansas Veteran's Cemetery in the committal shelter, Winfield, KS, with military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Home in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, PO Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053. A special thank you to the loving, dedicated caregivers at Bethesda Home for the years of care provided to John.

Posted online on October 02, 2021

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John W. Redden

Miller-Ott Funeral Home

John W. Redden

Goessel - John W. Redden, 80, of Goessel, Kansas, passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Bethesda Home. He was born February 3, 1941 in Galena, Kansas, the son of Jesse Wallace and Winnie Alice (Garner) Redden.

He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War from 1961-1962. He attained the rank of Fireman Apprentice (FA).

John worked as a truck driver for Industrial Steel and Dusenbery Trucking in Wichita.

He was a longtime member of the Canton community, before moving to Goessel, where he resided for the last fifteen years.

John was an excellent craftsman. He lived close by the Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, where he would volunteer and help with historical events. John was very proud of his Native American heritage and was associated with the Mid-America All-Indian Center in Wichita.

He is survived by his friend, Keven and Debra Hiebert and their family in Newton. John was a part of the family and would spend time with the Hiebert's on holidays and often helped as a farm hand.

John was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Kansas Veteran's Cemetery in the committal shelter, Winfield, KS, with military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Home in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, PO Box 96, Goessel, KS 67053. A special thank you to the loving, dedicated caregivers at Bethesda Home for the years of care provided to John.

Posted online on October 02, 2021