BLOOMINGTON – Michael David “Muscles” Kender, 39, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at his residence.
Born April13, 1981, in Hammond, he was the son of George Albert and Judith Lynn (Boyd) Kender.
Michael was an operating engineer and a member of IUOE Local No. 181. He was also a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 250 and an auxiliary member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Michael graduated from Mitchell High School in 2000.
Michael was a loving dad, always jovial, and had the biggest smile in the room. He enjoyed four-wheeling and boating.
Jackson Bradley Kender of Bedford
Logan Mackay Kender of Bedford
Kannon Michael Kender of Bedford
mothers of his children,
Joy E. McGlothlin of Mitchell
Amanda McCarty of Bedford
Judy Kender of Mitchell
Taylor Kender of Mitchell
Jamie Brinkman of El Paso, Texas
Jim and Barbara Boyd of Lake Station
Bill and Vicki Marlowe of Portage
Dick and Phyllis Scott of Valparaiso
many aunts, uncles, and cousins
His father, George Albert Kender and paternal grandfather, Richard Kender, preceded him in death.
Celebration of Life will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 28, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.