Byron, Ill., Dec. 30--Sherman David Kendel, 76, a resident of Byron for many years, died Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fern Peterson in Oregon, after a long illness.

Mr. Kendel, a retired farmer, was born Nov. 14, 1868, the son of Joseph and Adeline Kendel near Leaf River. He married the former Mae Wilson of Leaf River who preceded him in death.

He is survived by Mrs. Peterson; one son, Roy, of Byron; three sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Runyon, Mrs. Emma Palmer and Miss Ella Kendel, all of Leaf River; one brother, John Kendel, of Leaf River.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Rock of Ages Funeral Home in Byron, Rev. John Arnot, pastor of Byron United Church, will officiate and burial will be in North Grove Christian Cemetery, west of Egan.

Contributed by Carol Palmer Schmidt

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