November 22, 1922 - February 6, 2018

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Janet (Smith) Kadel, 95 of Urbana passed away on February 6, 2018 in Mercy McAuley Center, Urbana.

She was born November 22, 1922 in Urbana, Ohio. Janet was a 1941 graduate of Urbana High School and attended the Ohio State University. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. In the past she was a member of the Champaign County Historical Society, member at large of Delta Theta Tau and an active member of P.T.A Janet was an avid sports fan following Urbana High School and the Ohio State University teams. She was an antique dealer and collector of antiques, for many years. Janet was a duplicate bridge director and ran a duplicate game in Urbana.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Joe) Dolan; son, Brice Louis Kadel; grandchildren,Tiffany (Tim) Painter, step grandchildren David Amiet and Andrew Amiet; great grandchildren, Cody and Bralynn Tanner; sister-in-law, Virginia Kadel as well as several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Louis Richard Kadel; parents, Raymond H. and Mary (Robison) Smith; an infant son, and grandson Bradley Louis Cordial.

Janet made arrangements to donate her body to Ohio State University Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at the familys convenience.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, PO Box 38125, Urbana, Ohio 43078 or Paws Champaign County Humane Association, 1535 W. Rt. 36, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.

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Terri Hall - Feb 20, 2018
Nancy, I’ve been out of town. I’m so sorry to hear about your mom. Wow, 95 years old. She lived a long life.
Allen Shroyer - Feb 15, 2018
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I hope you will always keep fond memories of her in your heart
Dr. Dan and Janet Kaffenbarger - Feb 14, 2018
Dear Brice and family, It was a joy to know your parents and they were always very kind to Dan and me. We will pray that the Lord will give you and your family comfort at this time. Love, Dan and Janet Kaffenbarger

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