Obituary-Armand J. Naillieux

Armand J. Naillieux, age 93, of Concordia, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at his home in Concordia. He was born on April 3, 1929 in Concordia, Kansas to Joseph & Mary (Swanson) Naillieux, Jr.

Armand was a 1946 graduate of Concordia High School.  He married Esther Grounds on March 12, 1954 in Beatrice, Nebraska.  She preceded him on March 16, 2018.

Armand was a lifetime area farmer and rancher in the Cloud County area.

Armand & Esther enjoyed dancing together at different dance venues.  He was a member of the Moose Lodge, American Legion, N.F.O. & N.F.U.

He is survived by a son, Larry Naillieux (Anna), Concordia; daughters, Deborah Baltazor (Rex), Wamego & Donna Justin (Michael), Clifton; 5 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren; niece, Sue Spinelli (Charlie), Churchhill, MT.

He was preceded by his wife, Esther, his parents, a brother, Alfred Naillieux and a sister, Marie Dale.

Armand’s wishes were to be cremated and Celebration of Life services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 6, 2023 the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia with Pastor Earl Hale officiating.

A private family Inurnment will take place at a later time in the Nelson Center Cemetery, Huscher, Kansas.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2023 from 9-2 pm family greeting from 1-2 pm all at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia.  The family suggests memorials to Concordia American Legion Post #76 care of the funeral home.  For online condolences, please visit

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