21 Apr KGFA Mourns the Passing of Former Board Member Dennis Ford
Edwin Dennis Ford, 84, of Wathena, Kansas, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at his home. Ford served on Kansas Grain and Feed Association’s board of directors from 1989-1998.
Dennis began working at Bendena Grain Company in the early 1960’s, moving to Wathena a few years later to manage Wathena Grain Company, while also farming part-time. He and his wife, Carolyn, made their home in Wathena for over a half century, where he served his community as a member of the City Council in 1971-75, serving as president of the Council in 1973-1975.
Although he preferred to farm over just about anything, his ability to do so diminished as his business responsibilities grew. He was a well-respected business owner in Doniphan County and among his peers throughout the State, having served on the Board of the Kansas Grain and Feed Association from 1989 into the latter part of the next decade. Dennis was also a pilot and loved everything about airplanes.
MASS: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2022, at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Wathena, Kansas.
Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Friday evening at the church, with visitation to follow from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. Friday at the Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wathena. In Lieu of flowers memorials made be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Renovation Fund, Wathena.