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Linn County News

Published July 29, 2020

 

Kade Tecumseh Kehl, 19, of Odessa, Mo., formerly of Baldwin City, Kan., passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Due to the Covid-19 virus, the family will host a public Celebration of Life at a later date. The family has requested no food or flowers be delivered to the home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family in care of Kris Kehl and can be left in care of the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St. Odessa, Mo., 64076, 816-633-5525. A scholarship fund will be set up at a later date in Kade’s memory. Memories of Kade and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com or on our Facebook page.

Kade was born on June 25, 2001, in Overland Park, Kan., to Kristopher West and Dina Ann (Grubb) Kehl. He attended Baldwin High School until November 2017. Kade graduated from Odessa High School in 2020. He was a competitor in track and field, basketball and football. Kade was a member of the Odessa Bulldogs 2019 State Championship Football Team. Kade loved his family and friends.

Survivors include his parents, Kristopher and Dina Kehl of Odessa, Mo.; two sisters, Katelynn Kehl of Manhattan, Kan., and Kelsey Kehl of Odessa; paternal grandparents Kelly and Maribeth Kehl of Mound City, Kan.; maternal grandmother Marie Grubb of Odessa; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Kade was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Bob Grubb.

 

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