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Kim Hans Karklins

September 21, 1968 January 2, 2019
Kim Hans Karklins
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Obituary for Kim Hans Karklins

Kim Karklins, 50, of Midland, Michigan, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at work in Midland Michigan. He was born on September 21, 1968 in Clare Michigan, the son of Leopold and Herta Karklins of Gladwin Michigan. Kim was most recently employed at Okeefe Electric, Midland Michigan, as an industrial electrical estimator. He will be remembered as a person who loved life, and had a huge heart. Kim would always lend a hand and give the shirt off his back to help others. His great personality and sense of humor will always be remembered. Kim was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, duck hunting, and snowmobiling. He also was an amateur radio operator and He loved to cook, and the fire never went out in his barbeque pit. He also loved competition, evidenced by his building and racing snowmobiles as part of the Sad Sack Snowmobile Racing Team. As a member of Michigan Steelheaders Kim participated in numerous community education projects. His memory will be forever cherished by companion Deana Whitmer, and his sister, Lilita Karklins and Husband Mark of Munising Michigan; brothers, Leopold and companion Kelly Thurston, of Midland Michigan; Roland and wife Joy, of Shingleton Michigan, niece Klaryce of Midland Michigan, Nephew John and wife Patty of Chesaning Michigan, Nephew Christopher of Olivet Michigan. Memorial visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 9th from 5-7pm at Sisson Funeral Home. The time of a Celebration Of Life Service will be held January 9th ,2019 at 7pm with Pastor Tony Reynolds officiating.


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Visitation

Wednesday

9

Jan

5:00 PM 1/9/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/9/2019 7:00:00 PM
Sisson Funeral Home

135 N. Silverleaf
Gladwin, MI 48624

Sisson Funeral Home
135 N. Silverleaf Gladwin 48624 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

9

Jan

7:00 PM 1/9/2019 7:00:00 PM
Sisson Funeral Home

135 N. Silverleaf
Gladwin, MI 48624

Sisson Funeral Home
135 N. Silverleaf Gladwin 48624 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Valley Crematory Final Resting Place

210 AuSable
Bay City, Michigan 48706

210 AuSable Bay City 48706 Michigan
United States
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