Michael Kadell

East Alton |

Michael Lee Kadell, 65, died at 12:35 p.m. Friday, February 26, 2010, with his family by his side at Alton Memorial Hospital.

Born August 30, 1944 in Long Branch, New Jersey, he was the son of Robert Lee and Mable (Albert) Kadell. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

He retired in 2007 after 35 years of service as an insurance adjuster. He was a member of the Wood River Moose, Alton Eagles Foe No. 254 and the Masonic Lodge in Alton. In 1966 he married the former Sharon Kimbro. They later divorced.

He is survived by Sharon, and a son Chris Kadell and his wife Julie of Cottage Hills. Other surviving relatives include Brad Walker and his wife Cheryl, Jared and Reese Walker and George Davis and his wife Thelma. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at Gent Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday. Father James Flach will officiate.

Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville with full military honors by the Jerseyville American Legion.

Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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