December 8, 1953 ~ November 30, 2019
John Lester Waddell passed away at home with his wife by his side on November 30, 2019, at the age of 65. A memorial services will be held at a later time in the spring of 2020.
John was born in Minot, North Dakota, December 8, 1953, to Russel and Dorothy (Bell) Waddell.
John was in the air force from 1973 to 1979. After the Air Force he had numerous jobs. John met his current wife Dorothy in 1995. They married in 1996 and each brought four children to the marriage.
After retiring in 2004, John enjoyed playing with all his grandchildren, gardening, fishing with his son, going to church, doing wood work, word search puzzles, and he really enjoyed taking walks from Moyie Springs to the Montana border collecting recyclables.
John is survived by his wife Dorothy, sons Robert Carver, Daniel Webster, Donald Webster, Trevor Waddell, Dennis Webster and Tracy Waddell, daughters Megan McCoy and Deanna Blomstrom and numerous grandchildren, with a great grandchild on the way.
John is proceeded in death by his parents and sister Linda.