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Former KNDY Employee & Partyline Host Jeff Jacques Passes Away

A long time friend of KNDY, and former host of The Partyline, Jeff Jacques, passed away Sunday at his home in Marysville. He was 51 years old.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at the First Christian Church in Marysville. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to service time.

Burial will be in the Marysville City Cemetery.

Jeffrey was born October 19, 1962, at Marysville, son of Ronald and Connie (Freeby) Jacques. He graduated from Marysville High School in 1980 and attended Kansas State University.

Survivors include his parents, Ronald and Connie Jacques; brother, Darren (Julie) Jacques and their children, Andrea and Alicia, all of Topeka, Kan.

A memorial fund has been established to the First Christian Church, Marysville Union Pacific Depot Preservation Society or the Marysville Area Community Theatre (M-ACT).

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.