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Ruel Benjamin "Shorty" Conder
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1891
Knox County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1985
Shelby County
Missouri, USA

RUEL BENJAMIN "SHORTY" CONDER , 94, of Shelbina, died at 10 a.m. Saturday (March 30, 1985) in the Salt River Nursing Home in Shelbina. He had been a resident of the home two months.

Mr. Conder was born March 2, 1891, in Knox County [MO], a son of Adam J. and Minerva Holliday CONDER. He married Ola Howerton Baltzer, Dec. 23, 1933, in Novelty [MO]. She survives. [*died January 1991] Mr. Conder was a retired farmer and construction worker. He was an Army veteran of World War I and a member of the American Legion. Mr. Conder had lived in Idaho from 1945 to 1971, when he returned to Missouri.

Also surviving are a stepson, Darrell Baltzer of Twin Falls, Idaho; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Darrell Purdy of Shelbina; seven stepgrandchildren; and 17 step-greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, two sisters, two half-brothers and a half-sister.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the West Chapel of the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina by the Rev. William Knowles. Burial will be in Pleasant Prairie Cemetery northwest of Bethel.

(from Quincy Herald-Whig, Quincy, IL; Tuesday, April 2, 1985) 
Family links: 
  Adam J. Conder (1844 - 1921)
  Minerva Holliday Conder (1857 - 1937)
  Ola Ora Howerton Baltzer (1896 - 1991)
   Conder (____ - 1902)*
  Joseph Franklin Conder (1872 - 1960)**
  John Lewis Conder (1874 - 1952)**
  Sarah Eliza Conder Duncan (1876 - 1940)**
  James Edson Conder (1880 - 1966)*
  Charles Bert Conder (1882 - 1972)*
  Bessie Jane Conder Bartlow (1884 - 1976)*
  Etta Margaret Conder Vansickle (1885 - 1962)*
  George Adam Conder (1888 - 1957)*
  Ruel Benjamin Conder (1891 - 1985)
  Francis Dow Conder (1897 - 1982)*
  Estell Conder (1899 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Prairie Cemetery
Shelby County
Missouri, USA
Created by: CharlieBall
Record added: Jan 14, 2009
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Ruel Benjamin Shorty Conder
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