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Richard "Keno" Kuehnel

Alton | Monday, April 5 2010

Richard "Keno" Kuehnel, age 58, passed away at 10:19 p.m. on Monday, April 5, 2010 at St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton, IL.

He was born in Carrolton, IL. the son of Thomas R. and Marcella (Myers) Kuehnel.

Richard married Patricia Bryant on September 16, 1983 in Godfrey, IL. She survives.

He was very proud to have served his country in the US Army during the Viet Nam Era. Keno owned and operated the Dust to Dawn Janitorial Service, in Alton, IL. for over 30 yrs. He enjoyed all types of music and sport’s, watching his kids play sports, and was a avid dog lover, and extremely patriotic.

He is survived by his wife Pat of Alton, Il. One son Kenneth and his spouse Michele Dooley of Boise ID, two daughters; Katie and her spouse Robb Merritt of Alton, IL. and Laura Kuehnel of St. Louis, MO. one grandson; Connor James Dooley, two sister’s and their spouses; Diana and Randy Scoggins of Jerseyville, Il. and Connie and Mike Collins of Jerseyville, IL. and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm, Thursday, April 8, 2010 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, IL. where funeral services will be conducted at 10 am, Friday April 9, 2010 with the Rev. Clyde Myers officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, in Bethalto, IL where Military honors will be conducted by the VFW Post 1308 of Alton, IL.

Memorials may be directed to 5 A’s Animal Shelter or The Richard Kuehnel Family.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com


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