Kadow, Leroy K. “Lee”

Wilmington- Lee Kadow, age 82, finished his perfect game of 9 solid innings on August 7, 2021.

He was born and reared in Cleveland, OH to the late Dorothy (Dvorak) and Lester Kadow.

Lee graduated from Strongsville High School. He attended Baldwin Wallace University and graduated from Ohio State University in 1966 and he played baseball from them. Lee was employed by the Dupont Company and retired as a contract consultant. He achieved Six Sigma Green Belt, DuPont Diversity PhD, and was part of the DuPont Contractors Consultants. He was Chairman at St Paul’s Board of Trustees for 1 year.

Lee was avid baseball fan. Both Lee and Jan loved to travel to baseball stadiums and watch their teams play. Both Lee and Jan followed the Blue Rocks since they began in 1993. Lee loved to play golf. Lee collected baseball memorabilia and coins.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Janet (Mills) Kadow; 2 sons, Christopher (Regina) and Michael; 6 grandchildren, Megan, Torie, Trevor, Hanna, Nathan and Sabrina; 2 great grandchildren, Adeline and Caden and a sister Beverly R Kadow.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 15 from 12 noon-1pm at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington followed by a Memorial Service at 1pm. Inurnment will be at All Saint’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Attn: Development Office, 25 Main St., Cooperstown, NY 13326

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