Vincent L Kadlec, age 70, of Hayward passed away at this home on January 15th, 2021. Vince was born on Dec. 1st, 1950 to Benjamin & Cleo Kadlec. He was raised with his four siblings on the family farm in Stone Lake, WI. He attended and graduated Hayward High School. After High School he continued to farm with his father and brother until the mid-1970’s at which point he decided to leave farming and pursue a different lifestyle. He was employed at Concor Tool & Machine as a specialized milling machine operator from 1989 until he retired in 2012.
In 1982 Vincent married Valeria Carlson with whom he spent time traveling the US. They divorced in 2012. Valeria preceded him in death.
Vince enjoyed dancing, music, camping, and touring state parks in his never-ending pursuit of Big Foot. He kept his co worker entertained with his stories of this pursuit. He also took pride in polishing his Ford truck.
Vince is survived by his brother, Bernard Kadlec of Stone Lake; his baby sister, Susan Blacharski of Temecula, CA; as well as nieces and nephews. He was preceded in dead by his parents, Benjamin & Cleo Kadlec, and two sisters, Janice Brandemuehl and Carolyn Allar.
A private family burial is being planned. Vince will be laid to rest next to his beloved mother & father at the Evergreen Cemetery in Stone Lake.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Alzheimer’s Association @www.alz.org.