Christopher Lloyd Appel

September 27, 1980 - February 28, 2020

Christoper Lloyd Appel, age 39, passed away February 26th 2020, with his family by his side. He was born September 27th1980 to Michael and Janice (nee Zabka) Appel. He is survived by his parents, loving brother Matthew, and sister-in-law Stephanie.

He will be loved and missed everyday by his family, loving aunts, uncles, and friends. He touched many people in his lifetime.  His strength and acceptance was inspiring to all who knew him. He lived with his parents and was educated at Batavia Montessori and Marmion Academy. He loved being outdoors and exploring nature. He was a Cubs fan, as well as the Bears and Cowboys. His sense of humor was contagious and he rocked to Pink Floyd.

Christopher will be remembered by his amazing smile and eyes that spoke volumes. He was always happy regardless of struggles that came his way.

Memorial visitation will be held at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 S. Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL on March 6, 2020 from 2-3PM. A time to speak and share memories will begin at 3PM. Internment will be private.

Arrangements entrusted to Moss Family Funeral Home 630-879-7900 or


Guest Book

  • Clntt Riggs Mike and Janice My Heart is very heavy with Christopher's passing. I didn't know Chris as well as others but I know when I would visit he was loved and gave love in his own special way. He is now at Peace. My Love to you and your Family Clintt
  • Michael Kallevik I know he’s free from the pain and suffering and I take great comfort in that. Chris was such an amazing man and he will remain in my heart all the days of my life. I love you little buddy, now and forever! Mikey😢😢😢
  • Dan Hanosh Little Buddy . . . Thanks for sharing a moment . . . I'll never forget , "The Fly". We'll write again, and they'll all ride, the rail . . . Love you
  • Donna Perna Bush There’s nothing like the heartache of losing a child. So sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you and your family.
  • Tiffany Kallevik Sweet, sweet Christopher! I will always remember your joyful smile and kind eyes. You have brought such love to this world. I will miss you always but rejoice that you are healthy and free in heaven. We love you!
  • Calista Brown I remember you as sweet and caring. Rest well, young man. You were loved on earth and will be loved in Heaven.
  • Barbara Maxwell-Kelley It is difficult to loose a child at any age! God love you both and peace be wih you.
  • Michelle Kallevik-White Thank you my sweet "Kissy-fur" for being the greatest little many memories I will cherish all the days of my life left on this earth. My heart is broken, yet full, knowing that you are at peace and healthy once again in the presence our Lord, Jesus Christ. I am confident our loved ones are rejoicing in Heaven with you...especially Uncle Steven, Jordan, Uncle Chad and so many others. We love and miss you! Love, Missy