Trent LeDoux 1974-2020

Trent LeDoux 1974-2020

Trent K. LeDoux, 46, of Holton, passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.

He was born Feb. 9, 1974, in Topeka, the son of Alan L. “Al” and Sarah (Brockelman) LeDoux. 

Trent graduated from Holton High School in 1992 and later from K-State University in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture. He was a farmer and stockman on his family farm and worked for the Kansas Department of Agriculture. He enjoyed buying and selling political memorabilia over the years. 

He was a member of Evangel United Methodist Church, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, and a former member of Jackson County Farm Bureau. He was very active with the board of directors for Nueva Vida Ministry and served as a tutor for the afterschool program. He served as beef superintendent for the Jackson County Fair and was a former member of Holton Optimist Club and Banner Grange. He proudly served as a member of the Kansas Legislature. 

Trent was involved with many Republican committees, including being a delegate for the Republican National Convention, a staffer for Republican Kansas Senate, Chairman for the Second District Republican Committee and many more. 

Survivors include his mother, Sarah LeDoux of Holton; a sister, Jess Baack (Eric) of Staplehurst, Neb.; a brother, Andy LeDoux (Danielle) of Ree Heights, S.D.; and nieces and nephews J.W. and Jady LeDoux and Ella and Piper Baack. He was a proud uncle who enjoyed keeping up with their activities. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Al LeDoux, on Jan. 22, 2020.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton. Family will receive friends after the service in the Family Life Center at the church. Private family inurnment will be held in Holton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nueva Vida Ministry, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements. To leave a special message for the family, please visit


The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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