Richard C. Kadlec

Jul 18, 1924 - Oct 22, 2012

Richard C. Kadlec, 88, of Kelleys Island, died unexpectedly Monday morning, Oct. 22, 2012, at home.

He was born July 18, 1924 to Charles and Mae Kadlec in Cleveland and graduated from West Tech High School. Dick was a veteran and one of the Greatest Genteration. He retired from the Cleveland Mounted Police in 1978.

He is survived by his family, son, Kevin (Georgia) Kadlec; Karen Medwetz; grandchildren, Genevieve and Matthew Kadlec; and constant companion, his
beloved Bonnie.

He will join his wife, Rosie Kadlec, who passed in 2004, and his son, Patrick, in March 2012.

A memorial and celebration of his life will take place at noon Nov. 17, at Kelleys Island VFW. Anyone who knew and loved Dick is invited to come and share their thoughts and memories.  Please send your condolences to our family at 20180 Kramer Drive, Rocky River, OH 44116 or

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation Kelleys Island Benefit Swim, 205 W. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, Lakeside-Marblehead, is handling arrangements.