With the hourglass, with its sands of time, has slowly but surely spilled its content. With the passing of the last grains of sand went the life of our loved one Flanord J. Rideau.
Flanord was born on October 3, 1928 within the Rideau Settlement of Louisiana; he was the fourth child born to his proud parents Pierre Rideau and Mary Goudeau who preceded him in death; along with siblings: Denard 1994, LuBertha 1998, Ethel 2004, Jane aka Jean 2015 and Pierre in 2019.
Flanord was joined in Holy Matrimony on May 13, 1958 with Dorothy Jean Jones in Kansas City, Missouri. To this union two children were born. Dorothy preceding him in death in 2017 as well as their daughter Terese Rene Rideau-Jacks.
Flanord was a member of Saint Louis Catholic Church in recent years attending Saint Theresa Little Flower Catholic Churches. He was a dedicated employee of Farmland Industries, in later years became a monitor for School Services and Leasing Bus Company. Flanord enjoyed fly fishing even in tournaments, gardening and music.
Flanord departed this life on September 1, 2021. He leaves to cherish his memories, son, Dennis (Stephanie) of Kansas City, Missouri; grandson, Earnest (Tauheedah) Rideau of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; granddaughters, Chasnye Morris of Kansas City, Missouri, Khaleelah Jacks of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; sisters, Mary Lonis Howard of Kansas City, Missouri and Marilyn Dominic of New Orleans, Louisiana; six great grandchildren; extended Family, Mary Slone and Ashley Cunningham as well as a host of nephews, nieces, family members and friends.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021, 11:00am St. Teresa Little Flower. Interment Private Disposition. Visitation will be from 10am-11am at the church. Service conducted by Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be shared on our website.
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