Chad Kuhnel

A Mass of Christian Burial for 42-year old Chad Kuhnel of Windsor, CO, formerly of Chadron, NE, will be held Friday, Jan 14, 2022 at 11:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greeley, CO..

A graveside service will be held Jan 19 at 10:00 at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Chadron

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Chad Kuhnel Memorial Fund in care of Farmers Bank, PO Box 220, Ault, CO 80610. Venmo donations can be made to Chad Kuhnel Memorial @Kodi Kuhnel.

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Chad A. Kuhnel was born on October 17, 1979 to Nancy Kuhnel in Chadron, He passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Jan 8, 2022 in Windsor.

The family moved to Colorado when Chad was 7. He graduated from Greeley West High School in Greeley, CO, in 1998 and Colorado State University in 2008.

In May 2008, he began his career at Northern Water in Berthoud, CO. He was employed as a Water Efficiency Specialist at the time of his passing.

In 2013, Chad married the love of his life, Kodi Toman. To this union were born Kendall Mary and Claire Elizabeth.

Chad was known for his infectious sense of humor and made friends everywhere he went. He loved the Denver Broncos, camping, music, horticulture, and most of all, family. He made friends with everyone and was known for keeping relationships going. He was the glue.

Chad is survived by his wife and children; sister Cheryl Donner, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends, all of whom are devastated by the untimely loss of their beloved Chad.

He was preceded in death by his mother and grandparents, Mary and Raymond Kuhnel.

Adamson Life Celebration Home of Greeley, CO, is in charge of arrangements for Chad Kuhnel