Chad P. Kennell

Chad Patrick Kennell, age 50, passed away on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 in Trevor, Wisconsin. Chad was born on March 17th, 1970 in Peoria, Illinois to Gary and Sandra (Gastman) Kennell. Chad grew up in many states but resided in the Kansas City area for the majority of his life. Chad married Heather (Hunt) on July 29th, 1995. He worked as a private pilot for much of his adult life throughout Kansas City and the Chicago area. He was a member of Hope Fellowship Church while he resided in Kansas City, Missouri. Chad, Heather, Rylee, and Layni enjoyed traveling around the world, specifically family trips to Disney. Chad had a passion for all things hunting, fishing, and aviation. Those who knew Chad know that he could talk for hours about Gulfstream aircrafts. Chad will be remembered by all who knew him as a kind and caring person.
Chad was preceded in death by his father-in-law David Hunt and his nephew Connor McKinney.
Chad is survived by his wife Heather (Hunt) Kennell, children, Rylee and Layni Kennell, parents Gary and Sandra Kennell, siblings Jerrod (Lisa) Kennell and Kimberly Bloede, mother-in-law Connie Hunt, sister-in-law’s, brother-in-law, as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
Services will be held at Hope Fellowship Church in Kansas City, Missouri on Monday, November 16th, 2020. Time of visitation is 10 am with a service to follow.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials for the furtherance of his daughter’s education, in care of Heather Kennell, to P.O. Box 2 Salem, WI 53168.

Thoughts for Chad P. Kennell;

  • No words can express how sorry we are for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers! Love and hugs, The Lopatka Family (Reid, Robbi, Madison & Taylor)

  • Michelle Kome-AKA Chelle Berglund from PCHS CLASS OF 87 says:

    My family and I are so very saddened by this news. A man in the prime years of his life taken from such a beautiful family. I send my love, prayers for comfort, and many hugs.

  • Greg and Dottie Stuckey says:

    So sorry Heather for your loss, Thoughts and Prayers for you and your daughters, as well as all the rest of the family!!!

  • Heather I am beyond sorry for your loss! I cannot even imagine what your going through, but know your an amazing mom and
    you’ll stay strong for you and your girls! You have people all around you, to help you get through it – don’t hesitate to reach out! ?

  • Melanie Davis says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, Heather. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this tragic time.

    Melanie Davis
    PCHS Class of ’89

  • Heather, Rylee and Layni i am so sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for each of you during this difficult time. I know Chad was a wonderful husband and dad and that his presence will be greatly missed. Love you all!

    Phil 4:7

  • Moises "MO" Pena says:

    Although we never met, I feel like I knew you and the girls by how he talked about y’all.
    He was a good friend to me and a bunch of us who fished and hunted with Chad.
    From myself and all the guys our condolences and May the Lord be With your Family.

  • Rita Wood Bettis says:

    So sorry for your loss. May your memories always comfort you and your family. He was always such a sweet guy to me in school.

  • Heather, I am stunned by your loss. We were just talking about Chad last Sunday. I am so sorry for you and the girls! I wish I had a chance to know Chad better than a “hi” at church. You , Rylee and Layni are in my thoughts and my fumbling prayers.

  • Rhonda O'Connor says:

    Heather, I am in shock!! I am so very sorry for you, your girls, and all of Chad’s family. I pray the Lord will wrap His comforting arms around you all during this most heartbreaking time in your lives!!

    • So very sad to hear of Chad’s passing. We had some great times fishing at Lake of the Ozarks with Chad and the AVMATS and Jet Corp guys. We kept in touch and I’m shocked to get this news. He will be missed. I pray that God has welcomed him home. RIP my friend.

  • Stephanie L Gentsch says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, I’m so shocked! I was Chad’s art teacher in high school. He was extremely talented and I enjoyed having him in class.
    He took 5 or 6 art classes. He was also my cadet—he was so helpful and kind. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • We are absolutely heartbroken for you Heather, Rylee and Layni. Praying that God wraps you up tight in His arms and gives you peace in your hearts.

  • Robin Woolery Godfrey says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Chad was a nice guy when we were in school at OGHS. I really enjoyed seeing all the photos of his flying adventures. Praying for his entire family during this extremely difficult time.

  • Heather, I am so shocked and saddened to learn about your husband, Chad. You and your daughters and all the family are certainly in my prayers. May the Lord hold you tight and comfort you as only He can do.

  • Heather, I am so saddened to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength and comfort in this difficult time.

  • Heather and girls I always thought a lot of Chad he was such a loving kid and still as a man he was a very sweet kid liked to tease a lot and just an all out sweet guy! I will lift the family up in my prayers we were very close to the family when they lived in Illinois and then moved to Az still felt very close to him and his family so broken hearted it’s just something a person doesn’t understand and I send my love to Heather and the girls and all of Chads family wish I could be there for all tomorrow sending my love and prayers to all!

  • Glenda Gustin says:

    Heather, I know you are a remarkable lady and although the loss of a loved one is so very difficult, I trust God has already surrounded you & your girls with His love, comfort & peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you in the next few days as you celebrate Chad’s life as well as the weeks, months & years to come as you continue to grieve your loss. ❤️❤️
    Glenda (Webber) Gustin

  • Fred & Meg Duley says:

    Meg just happened to come across this on Facebook. Very sad. Chad was a great guy and I enjoyed talking to him during our days at Hope Fellowship.

    Fred & Meg Duley

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