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Kendall Burnell Gladem

May 16, 1936 February 6, 2019
Kendall Burnell Gladem
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Obituary for Kendall Burnell Gladem

MOUNT HOREB-Kendall Burnell Gladem, age 82, of Mount Horeb, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at UW Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born on May 16, 1936, in Dodgeville, the son of John and Dorothy (Squires) Gladem. He married Janice Wiest on Dec. 28, 1959, in Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.

Kendall graduated from Mount Horeb High School in 1955. He attended UW Platteville and graduated with a B.S. in education in 1960. He served as a cook for an Army reserve unit for 5 1/2 years. Kendall worked with middle school age children for 30 1/2 years. His first teaching contract was at Chippewa Falls Junior High for three years. Kendall taught at Platteville Middle School for seven years, then Orchard Ridge Middle School in Madison for two years and then Mount Horeb Middle School. He received his M.S. from UW Platteville in 1971 and then received his Administrative Certification at UW Madison. He ended his career at the Mount Horeb Middle School where he retired as principal.

Kendall was a member of the St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Mount Horeb. He enjoyed deer hunting and small game hunting. He also enjoyed fishing; especially for bass and muskie. He took great pride in watching his son, Wendell, kick the football and was extremely proud of his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janice; son, Wendell (Dawn) Gladem of Mukwonago; grandson, Benjamin; granddaughter, Amanda (Adam Mundt) Pierce; three sisters, Diane Fink, Kim (Vernon Noel) Johnson, and Tami (Brian) Burkhardt; sisters-in-law, Marcy (Don) Schoepp, Valeria (Ed) Sutter, Darlene (Dennis) Cleary, Venita (John) Cleary, Jean (Mike) Ryan, Linda Seaquist, Kathy (Terry) Kurth; and brother-in-law, Jerry (Ann) Wiest.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Marvin Fredenberg; grandson, Matthew Pierce; brothers-in-law, Dan Johnson and Pepper Fink; grandmother, Josephine Squires; and many aunts and uncles.

He will be greatly missed.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. IGNATIUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 109 S 6th St., Mount Horeb, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, with Father Chahm Gahng presiding. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Mount Horeb, at a later date. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON CAMACHO MOUNT HOREB, 500 N. Eighth Street, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 and also at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday.

Gunderson Camacho Mount Horeb
Funeral & Cremation Care
500 North 8th Street
608-437-5077


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Visitation

Wednesday

13

Feb

3:00 PM 2/13/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Gunderson Camacho Mt. Horeb Funeral & Cremation Care

500 N. 8th Street
Mt. Horeb, WI 53572

Gunderson Camacho Mt. Horeb Funeral & Cremation Care
500 N. 8th Street Mt. Horeb 53572 WI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

14

Feb

10:00 AM 2/14/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Ignatius Catholic Church

109 S 6th St.
Mt. Horeb, WI 53572

St. Ignatius Catholic Church
109 S 6th St. Mt. Horeb 53572 WI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

14

Feb

11:00 AM 2/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Ignatius Catholic Church

109 S 6th St.
Mt. Horeb, WI 53572

St. Ignatius Catholic Church
109 S 6th St. Mt. Horeb 53572 WI
United States
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