LeRoy "Butch" Edward Kendall

Dates

June 18, 1945 - September 24, 2014

Obituary

LeRoy Edward Kendall was born June 18, 1945, at Mitchell to Roland and Ruth (Phillips) Kendall. He grew up and attended school at Mitchell. He served in the US Army in Germany. On September 28, 1966, he married Sharon Baumgart at the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Mitchell. He was employed by the City of Mitchell at the Water Treatment Plant. In 1968, he entered the US Navy and served 18 years.  He served on the USS Forrestal, USS Mount Whitney, USS Sierra where he was named sailor of the year, USS Walworth County and the USS Yancey. He then returned to Mitchell and was employed by Hanson County until his retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon, two daughters, Rhonda Kay Abts and husband, Karl of Wichita Falls, TX, Michelle Kendall of Mitchell; three grandchildren: Johnathan Abts and wife, Natalie of Ft. Hood, TX, Brian Abts of Mitchell, Christopher Abts of Mitchell; one great-granddaughter, Karman Abts; four brothers and sisters: Stan Kendall and wife, Rita of Princeton, TX, LaRee Moir and husband, Larry of Mitchell, Richard Kendall of Wenatchee, WA and Debbie Pajek and husband, Larry of Prescott, AZ. He was preceded in death by two children, Anthony Lee Kendall and Gina May Kendall and an infant brother, Roland Kendall Jr.   

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
2:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by Carol (Coy ) Bonine on September 25, 2014
So sorry to hear about Butch ! It was good to see him at the car show in Sioux Falls. You are all in my prayers . Its so hard to loss a family member RIP my friend !
Posted by Rick-Darla Beardsley on September 25, 2014
Sorry to hear of the loss of Butch may god be with Butch and his family in this time of sorrow
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