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William E. Wadel

December 1, 1942 — February 26, 2023

Mr. William Earl Wadel, age 80, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at the Murray – Calloway County Hospital.

Mr. Wadel was born on December 1, 1942, in Greensburg, Kansas to the late Lester Wadel and Viola (Becker) Wadel. He was a retired poultry farmer and was a member of the Harmony Mennonite Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha (Nikkel) Wadel; one brother, David Wadel; as well as one granddaughter, Kandace Koehn.

Survivors include two daughters, Sheri Nichols and husband Dalen of Nokomis, Florida and Kathy Koehn and husband Kevin of Inman, Kansas; three sons, Marlin Wadel and wife Darla of Inman, Kansas, John Wadel and wife Diana of Rector, Arkansas; and Donovan Wadel and wife Linda of Farmington, Kentucky; two sisters, Linda McDaniel and husband Joe of Rich Hill, Missouri and Sharon Houston of Rich Hill, Missouri; two brothers, Walt Wadel and wife Marilyn of Garden City, Kansas and Jim Wadel of Peculiar, Missouri; mother-in-law, Delma Nikkel of Moundridge, Kansas; as well as 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 2, 2023, at the Harmony Mennonite Church with burial following in the Harmony Mennonite Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Harmony Mennonite Church.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center, 1530 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, Kentucky 42003.

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Visitation

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Harmony Mennonite Church

83 Honey Bee Ln, Murray, KY 42071

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Harmony Mennonite Church

83 Honey Bee Ln, Murray, KY 42071

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