William Kell, Jr.
  • Born on: August 31, 1943
  • Departed on: June 3, 2021
  • Resided in: Monticello, IA

William Kell, Jr.

William “Bill” Kell, Jr., 77, of Monticello, died on June 3, 2021 at Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha.  A memorial service will be held on June 7, 2021 at 1 PM, with a visitation beginning at 11 AM, at Wayne Zion Lutheran Church in rural Monticello.

William Lee Kell, Jr. was born on August 31, 1943 to William and Clarice (Groth) Kell in Anamosa, Iowa.  Following his high school graduation from Olin, he joined the Army Reserves, where he was honorably discharged in 1970.  Bill was united in marriage to Sharon Reck on June 17, 1967.  He worked at Iowa Manufacturing/Cedar Rapids, Inc for 45 years.  His interests included fishing, woodworking, gardening, and bird watching.

Left to cherish William’s memory is his loving wife, Sharon; his children Brenda (Tracy) Burge and Curtis Kell, grandchildren Zachary, Spencer, and Daniel Burge, Laura, Laina, and Lennon Kell, and siblings John Kell, and Tamra Miller.

He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Luka Kell.  A memorial fund has been established for Wayne Zion Lutheran Church or UnityPoint Cardiac Rehabilitation Center.
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