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Candace Reidt

November 6, 1959 — August 2, 2021


Candace Nadine Reidt, 61, Kansas City, Missouri, was born, November 6, 1959, in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Dean O. and Lorretta F. (Raffurty) Reidt.  She departed this life unexpectedly Monday, August 2, 2021, at the St. Luke’s Hospital on the Plaza.

Candy was a 1977 Ruskin High School graduate.

On June 2. 1989, she was united in marriage to John Coyle.

Candy was most recently employed as an accountant for NOAA in Kansas City.  She was an active member and treasurer of the P.E.O., Chapter IQ Women’s Education Organization in Independence.  She enjoyed gardening, landscaping, philanthropy, reading, spending time with family (particularly her grandson Aden) and friends, and was an avid Chiefs fan.

Candy was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her son, Scott Thomas Reidt of San Antonio, Texas, and her grandson, Aden Scott Reidt; other relatives and friends.

Cremation has been accorded.

A Celebration of Life Visitation was held Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the Stanley Dickey Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Harvesters Community Food Network ( or 877-353-6693) and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri

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Saturday, August 14, 2021

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