CHRISTIAN E. KABEL(1976 - 2013)

Christian E. Kabel Christian E. Kabel, 36, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the Glenbrook Hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1976 in Libertyville, IL and has lived in Vernon Hills for the past six years. He was a 1994 graduate of Antioch High School, was also a graduate of Eastern IL University and received his masters degree from DePaul University. Christian was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville and was a senior network engineer and consultant. During his career, he was employed by Locke Lord, LLP, Netrix, LLC, BMO Harris Bank and MB Real Estate. He was the beloved husband of Melissa Kabel; loving father of Elizabeth (7), Mia (5) and Caitlin (2); Also surviving are his mother, Kathleen Kabel of Antioch, brother, Harold (Kathy) Kabel of Plainfield; father and mother-in-law, Michael (Cheryl) Hierl of Kildeer; sister-in-law, Michelle (Reggie) Griffith and Brother-in-law, Michael Hierl. He was preceded in death by his father, Hans Kabel. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wed. July 17 at the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home Ltd., 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176, one block west of Milwaukee Ave.), Libertyville. Prayers will begin at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18 at the funeral home and proceed to St. Joseph Church, 121 E. Maple, Libertyville for funeral mass at Noon. Interment will be at Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the family, as an education fund is being established for his children. For information, 847-362-3009 or please sign the guest book at

Funeral Home

Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, LTD.
120 West Park Avenue Libertyville, IL 60048

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from July 16 to July 17, 2013