Leaf River Register, Friday June, 26, 1936
Truman W. Kendel of Leaf River was killed Thursday morning when he was struck by a freight train one-half mile west of Leaf River. Mr. Kendall was over 69 years of age.
Leaf River Register, July 3, 1936
T. W. Kendel Dies
Truman Walter Kendel, son of Samuel and Abbie Kendel, was born in Forreston, March 28 1875, and died in Leaf River, June 25, 1936, at the age of 61 years, 2 months and 27 days.
He was married to Cora Allen November 24, 1902. To this union was born one son, three brothers, and two sisters, Frank of East Troy, Wis., George of Forreston, and John, Leaf River, Mrs. E. E. Garman of Adeline and Jennie of Leaf River.
Funeral services were held Sunday from the M. E. Church at 2 p.m., Rev. R. M. Powers officiating. Burial was in the North Grove Christian Cemetery.
Contributed by Donna Wahl Kendall
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