David J Cordes

April 26, 1946December 6, 2020

David J Cordes, 74 of rural Bayard, Nebraska passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at his home. His graveside service will be held on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Angora Cemetery, Angora, Nebraska with Pastor Allen Strawn officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-4 pm at Bridgeport Memorial Chapel. Memorials can be made in David’s honor in care of the family to be designated at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.bridgeportmemorialchapel. He was born April 26, 1946 in Tracy, California to Julius and Mabel (Mohr) Cordes. He graduated from Tracy Joint High School and attended Delta Jr College. He married Connie Knox on February 14, 1971 at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Tracy, California and raised a family of three Suzanne, John and Mindy. In 2001, the family sold the Cordes Ranch and bought the old Morrill County Ranch, now Bar Nine Prospects Cattle Co., near Angora. David enjoyed refurbishing and restoring cars, woodworking, gardening and fishing. Survivors include his sister Caroline Cordes, children John, Mindy and Suzanne; grandchildren Ben, Lisa and Kristin Landrum and J.J. and Marina Cordes. He was preceded in death by his wife Connie, sister Jackie Cordes and his parents.


  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 13, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, December 14, 2020


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Kathi Workinger Baloyot

December 10, 2020

The Classmates of the Tracy High School Class of 1965 extend their sincerest condolences on the passing of David to his family. We cherished his friendship during our school years as well as the years that followed those special times. His memory will be honored at each of our reunions. We have paid tribute to him on our class Facebook page. Rest In Peace dear Classmate.

Charles Schwab

December 9, 2020

I went to High School with David and remember him as a kind and giving person. May my condolences bring the Cordes family comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.