Odie was born on June 12, 1935 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Raymond and Irene (Grace) Kendall. He retired from TWA airlines after 33 years as a plater. Odie moved to Wathena April 1997 from Severance, Kansas.
He married Barbara Scott on May 4, 1956 in Elwood, Kansas. She survives of the home. Odie was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Silas Paul Kendall.
Additional survivors include his children; Tom Kendall of St. Joseph, Missouri; Sharon Kendall of Lawrence, Kansas; Silas Kendall of Platte City,Missouri; Edward Kendall of St. Joseph, Missouri; 5 grandchildren; sister, Donna Guinn of Roosevelt, Utah; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
FUNERAL; Wednesday, December 12, 2012 -1:00 P.M. at: Harman Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena, Kansas. Burial: Bellemont Cemetery - Wathena, Ks. Visitation: family will receive friends Tuesday evening 7-8:30 at the funeral home where friends may call after 12 NOON Monday. Memorials: Wathena EMS