November 3, 1990 – May 12, 2013
Christopher R. “Chris” Kendall, 22, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013, in Woodward, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at St. Malachy’s Catholic Church, with Rev. Marcus Badgley officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, south of Madrid.
Chris was born on November 3, 1990, in Ames, Iowa, to Mark Richard and Patricia Marie “Patti” (Smith) Kendall. He was a 2009 graduate of Madrid High School. Chris completed his two-year degree at DMACC and was currently a junior at Iowa State University. Chris enjoyed disc golfing, being outdoors and going to the Flat Tire. He loved spending time with his friends. He also enjoyed a good storm, the worse the storm…the better. Chris was a loving and caring son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend; he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived and lovingly remembered by his parents, Mark and Patti Kendall of Madrid; brother, Taylor Kendall at home; paternal grandfather, Roy Kendall of Madrid; aunts and uncles, Joyce and Frank Lawson, Janet and Merrill Wicker, Nancy and Steve Pies, David and Patty Kendall, and Judie Hershner and Peggy McDaniel all of Madrid; first cousins, Brad (Heidi) Lawson, Leslie Lawson, Kristin (Dan) Jagerson, and Jay (Holly) Wicker all of Madrid, Justin Kendall of Kansas City, MO, Dawnae (Brandon) Sheehan and Erika McDaniel both also of Madrid, Robert Hershner of Panama City, FL, Richard (Teree) Hershner of Westerville, OH and Ronald Hershner of Omaha, NE; and a host of many second cousins, many great-aunts and great-uncles and many dear friends. Chris was preceded into eternal life by his maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Mary Lou Smith; and paternal grandmother, Velma Kendall.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at St. Malachy’s Catholic Church, where the family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christopher R. Kendall Memorial Fund.
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ SUNDBERG/KIRKPATRICK CHAPEL.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Sundberg- Kirkpatrick Chapel 202 S. Market Street Madrid, IA 50156 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com