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Keith C. Kobel

November 9, 1938 May 12, 2018
Keith C. Kobel
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Obituary for Keith C. Kobel

Keith C. Kobel, 79, left his earthly home and entered through the heavenly gates on Saturday, May 12,2018. Keith was born on November 9, 1938 in Gladwin, MI to Clifford and Marie (Hollenbeck) Kobel.

Keith moved to Midland when he was 12 years old. Keith graduated from Midland High school in 1957. On June 22, 1957, Keith married the love of his life Ilah (Sally) Travis, they spent 60 wonderful years together. Together they raised 3 children, Deborah, Douglas and David. Keith spent 43 years employed with A&P/Farmer Jack grocery store, retiring in February 2000 as their produce manager. Keith took great pride in his job and enjoyed working with the public. Upon his retirement Keith spent quality time with his wife at 'The lake", watching their grandchildren play and spending time with good friends. Keith was a family man, he loved his family more than anything. His children and grandchildren were the ultimate joy of his life.

He will be deeply missed by his children, Deborah Kobel and Douglas (Jody) Kobel. His grandchildren, Don (Courtney) Clute and their children Ava, Brynna and Alden, Thom (Jamie) Clute and their children Jack and Lexie, Shawna (Adam) Elmore and their "most perfect baby" Beckett, Chase Kobel, Kendall (Kelly) Kobel, Eric Ochsenkehl, Ben (Jackie) Ochsenkehl and their children Lucas and Isabelle, Veronica (Rob)
Kitzman and their children Gabe and Conner, Amanda, DJ (Abbi Seeber), Mitchell, Peyton Kobel, Cali Sian and her son Matthew, Samantha (Jordan) Galus and their son Andy, Jesse Sian and his daughter Addisyn, Felicia Sian, Ethan Sian, Kyler (Mild) and their daughter Hazel, Nicole and Bailey Sian. His sister Kathleen (Bob) Mosher, sister-in-law Cheryl (Bill) Yeager close friend/cousin Gary & Jackie Ritchie and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Ken, children Darcy and David and son-in-law Al Sian.

A funeral service will be held at the Floyd Church of God at 11 am on Wednesday, May 16,2018 with the Pastor Dave VanNorman officiating. Burial will be in Midland Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Keith’s family will receive friends at the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home 1200 W. Wheeler St., on Tuesday from 3-5pm and 6-8pm and at the church from 10am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Floyd Church of God. Keith lived a full life, he would want you to know... A good time was had by all...


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

15

May

3:00 PM 5/15/2018 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 5/15/2018 5:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

15

May

6:00 PM 5/15/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/15/2018 8:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

16

May

11:00 AM 5/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
Floyd Church of God

1015 W Chippewa River Road
Midland, MI 48640

Floyd Church of God
1015 W Chippewa River Road Midland 48640 MI
US

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Floyd Church of God

1015 W Chippewa River Road
Midland, MI 48640
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