Bill Kehl

  • "A true gentle-man in every sense. Billy always came across..."
  • "susan ,sorry to hear about Bill, I will prayer for you and..."
    - Brenda Chancellor
  • "Rest in peace my friend"
    - john weber
  • "My deepest sympathy for all the Kehl..."
    - Steve & Nancye Baum
  • "Wendy, so sorry to hear about your dad. Now he can rest in..."
    - Lucinda Green

Kehl, Bill,

passed away peacefully on July 19, 2014 surrounded by his family.

Bill was a graduate of St. Xavier High School, a retired union electrician - local 369, and a founding member of Midniters Athletic Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ignatius and Margaret Kehl; brothers, John "Jack" Kehl and Ivan "Bud" Kehl; and nephew, Bob Bowles.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Kehl; children, Andy Kehl (Madonna), Wendy Thompson (Brain), Danny Kehl (Shannon), and Denise Horn (Hyrum); two sisters, Mary Bowles, and Rose Esterle (Bob); brother, Tom Kehl (Connie); uncle Bill Ruhs; 14 loving grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 3042 Hikes Lane, with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12-8 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road.

Online condolences may be left at

In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Mass of the Air.


Funeral Home
Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home
3800 Bardstown Road Louisville, KY 40218
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Courier-Journal on July 22, 2014
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