James E. "Rick" Tjaden, age 70, former Coach for Friends University and Butler Community College, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020.
Memorial Services are TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED for Friday, July 17, 2020, at 2pm, at First Christian Church, 524 Wood, Clearwater, Kansas.
Rick was born on Sunday, May 15, 1949 in Wichita, Kansas. He was preceded by his parents, Jacob Donald Tjaden and Annie Mardelle Harrington Tjaden; sister, Vicky A. Waldschmidt; brother, Jacob Donald "Jake" Tjaden, II. Survivors: daughters, Sara (Jesse) Bowers of Salida, CO, Jessica Tjaden of Wichita, Shelly (Fred) Mueller of Burns, April (Reagan) Lance of Sedgwick; brother, Randy (Stephanie) Tjaden; grandchildren, Peyton Bowers, Jaden Bowers, Caleb (Aprille) Hale, Braydan (Rachel) Hale, Lexi Hale, Brittany Lance; great-grandchildren, Emmett Hale, Brynnlie.
Memorials to be announced.
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