Eldon L. Kennel
July 30, 1952 - September 29, 2013
Eldon passed away with his family by his side. He was born in Kearney, Nebraska and resided in Salem for the past 21 years. He was the youngest of five children, Joyce, Janice, Violet and Loren.
Eldon worked at the Department of Justice for the last 19 years and had made many longtime friend there. He had a passion for cooking, going to the coast and adored his Jack Russel Terriers, Rose and Pierre.
Eldon is survived by his partner of eight years, Rick, two daughters, Michelle and Laura, grandchildren, Josh, Jordan, Austin, and Cody, his son in-law, Daniel, brother, Loren and Sister Joyce.
Family is asking for donations to be sent to American Cancer Institute. A celebration of life will be arranged at a later time.