Charles E. Kennel

Charles E. Kennel received the gift of everlasting life on June 1, 2016, at the age of 89 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine (nee Smart), and grandson Kyle Kennel.

He was the loving father of Brian, Susan (Richard) Krahn, Claudia (Michael) Hermes, Carey (Douglas) Jordan and Bruce; proud grandfather of Kaylan Kennel, Rachael (Thomas) Green, Janelle (Carl) Brinkman, Lucas (Kelly) Jordan, Isaac Jordan and Korrie Kennel; and great-grandfather of Avery and Adam Green. He is also survived by brothers George (Margaret) and Richard (Mary Ann) and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 3, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, from 4PM until time of Baha’i service at 6PM.

In lieu of memorials, donations to the charity of one’s choice are appreciated.

Charles will be laid to rest at Jericho Cemetery in the Town of Eagle.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.