IN MEMORIAM: IBEW Local 1439’s Kenneth Wendel

Ken Wendal, a member of IBEW Local 1439, died Jan. 31, 2023 at age 72. He worked for 39 years for Union Electric/Ameren.

Brother Wendel was the loving husband of Darlene Wendel (nee Hutchison); beloved father of Keith (Pam) Wendel, Dawn Kohles and Kevin (Lizzie) Wendel; cherished grandfather of Jacob (Kayla), Luke, Eli, Adia, Arlo and soon to be Hugh; and dear brother of Rita Johnson and the late David Wendel.

A funeral service was held Feb. 16 at Kutis Funeral Home’s South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Road, followed by interment at Shepherd Hills Cemetery in Barnhart.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research or Sunnyhill Inc.

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