Kendall Wolf

There will be no formal services for Ferris Kendall Wolf, 80, Casa Grande, AZ formerly of Lawrence. Kendall passed away August 22, 2019 at Chandler Regional Medical Center in Chandler, AZ.

He was born September 21, 1938 in Dodge City, Kansas, the son of Ferris Theodore and Gladys Gertrude (Cline) Wolf.

He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1956, and Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia in 1963.

He served his country in the United States Army.

He moved from Lawrence to Casa Grande, AZ in 2015.

He worked the majority of his career for Control Data Corporation. After retiring from Control Data he owned We Mail & More, a packing and shipping business in Albuquerque, NM.

He married Nancy Beth Noller on July 20, 1963. She preceded him in death December 22, 2001. He married Julia Nielsen Swords on February 22, 2003 in Lawrence, KS. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his children, Kristin Kay Wolf of Eden Prairie, MN and John Ferris Wolf of Cottage Grove, MN; a stepdaughter, Shelby Louise Swords of Lawrence; two sisters, Doris J. Brass of Albuquerque, NM and Mary Anne McClure of Lawrence, KS, and his grandchildren Alissa Danielle Wolf of Cottage Grove, MN, and David Kenneth Wolf, of Eagan, MN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to a charity of your choice.

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11 Condolences

  1. Wendy Brown on August 24, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    My heart goes out to the entire family. I feel blessed to have gotten to know Kendall. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by many.

  2. Sue Hepler on August 24, 2019 at 1:33 pm

    If you hadn’t met Ken…..then you truly missed an opportunity to meet a fun, outgoing, personality. He brought fun and laughter to our card group every session. He was loved and will be missed by all of us that knew him at Palm Creek. Ken: our next impromptu song will be dedicated to you in loving memory. To Julie and family: we share your grief.

  3. Sharon Martinez on August 24, 2019 at 1:57 pm

    I had the pleasure of playing cards with Ken. He had a fun personality that was enjoyed by all. He will definitely be missed here at Palm Creek. Blessed am I to have known him. Julie and family~~your grief is shared by many.

  4. Sue Snyder Rowland on August 24, 2019 at 2:18 pm

    Dear Julie and family, and to Ken’s family,
    My deepest sympathies in the loss of your husband, Dad, relative, and friend. Julie and I have been friends since 6th grade. May your warmest memories of Kendall wrap you in love forever.
    With love,
    Sue Snyder Rowland

  5. Liz Tooley on August 24, 2019 at 3:03 pm

    Julie, you and your family have been in my thoughts and prayers since I heard of Ken’s passing. May your hearts and souls find peace, comfort and hope during these difficult days. God Bless.

  6. The Cory Swords Family on August 24, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    Our condolences to Julie and Kendall’s family.

  7. .Julie Hammond on August 24, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    To Julie and all of Ken‘s family,

    What a joy to know Ken. From seventh grade through the years, Ken was just a delight to know. We send you thoughts of peace and comfort at this time .

  8. Mary and Tom Williams on August 25, 2019 at 6:01 am

    Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to Julie and Kendall’s family. Ken was a treasure among our friends at Palm Creek and he will be truly missed.

  9. Barb Larsen on August 25, 2019 at 7:32 am

    Julie, I am so terribly sorry for your loss!

  10. Garry Swords on August 26, 2019 at 8:21 am

    Praying that your hearts will be filled with the peace of God during this time and that you’ll know He loves you far more than any of our words can express.
    The Lord is close to the broken hearted.
    PSALM 34:18
    Garry and Dianna Swords

  11. Lisa Workman on August 29, 2019 at 11:01 am

    I was so lucky to have called Kendall my friend. I will miss his sharp mind, great conversations, and wicked sense of humor. A “bump” of bourbon will not be the same without his company.
    He was one of my favorite people!

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