NEWS MEDIA NOTIFICATION DONALD E. WALDRON Donald E. Waldron, 85, of Dennis, Kansas, died Friday morning at Elmhaven West Nursing Home in Parsons. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Altoona Cemetery, with the Reverend Dave Cheshier, pastor of Christs Church officiating. Interment will be under the direction of the PenwellGabel Loran Fawcett Chapel of Neodesha. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12 noon until 8:00 p.m. on Monday. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday. The family has suggested memorial remembrances to the American Cancer Society and remembrances will be received at the funeral home. Donald Eugene Waldron was born June 16, 1926 at Iola, Kansas, the son of Lloyd Waldron and Josephine Derby Waldron. He graduated from Altoona High School. He joined the United States Navy after high school and served during World War II. After his service, he joined Standard Oil in Neodesha and worked as an operator in the refinery until his retirement in 1982. He was married to Beulah Hasty. She preceded her husband in death in 1976. On February 14, 1977 he was united in marriage to Viola Seller Barney. Mrs. Waldron survives at the home. Additional survivors include: one son, Larry Waldron and his wife Helen of Miller, Missouri five daughters, Rita Levesque and Nancy Organ both of Neodesha, Kansas, Janet Isbell of Blue Springs, Missouri, Gloria Ratliff of Shell Knob, Missouri and Rita Noland of Chanute, Kansas 21 grandchildren 21 great grandchildren one brother, Dennis Waldron of Leavenworth, Kansas and two sisters, Betty Waggoner of Greeley, Colorado and Janice Pierce of Altoona, Kansas. He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.