May 23, 1911 ~ February 5, 2008
Carl George Kadner
Died peacefully at home February 5, 2008 after a brief illness. Born May 23, 1911 in Oakland, CA, Carl is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Beth, and son Robert. He is survived by daughter-in-law Carole Kadner; daughter Grace (Chase) Wickersham; son Carl L. Kadner; grandchildren: Robert (Amy) Kadner, Kristen (Brian) Roddy, Matthew Wickersham and Kevin (Kari) Wickersham; great-granddaughters: Estella Roddy and Alice Kadner.
Dr. Kadner joined the biology department of Loyola University in 1936 and served as department chairman for many of his 42 years of teaching. Educated at University of San Francisco and University of CA Berkeley, Dr. Kadner shared his keen interest in entomology, parasitology, and zoology with countless students. He attained the rank of Major for his service in the Pacific for the Army during WW II.
The family appreciates the loving care of Carl's caregivers, Pauline Myers and Norma Martin.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM, Friday, February 15, 2008 at St. Anastasia Church, 7390 W. Manchester, Los Angeles, CA 90045.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kadner-Pitts Chair in Biology at Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90045.
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