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John Arthur Kimble

February 4, 1933 January 10, 2018
John Arthur Kimble
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Obituary for John Arthur Kimble

John Arthur Kimble

Age 84 of Owosso passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Oliver Woods Retirement Village.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10am Saturday January 13, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Michael O'Brien officiating. Burial will follow at Great Lakes National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Home on Friday from 2pm to 8pm with a rosary being prayed at 7pm.

John was born February 4, 1933 in Owosso, the son of Loren and Kathryn (Wenske) Kimble.

He graduated from St. Augustine High School in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

John proudly served his country in the United States Army.

He was a life member of the VFW, Knights of Columbus, the Eagles and the Moose Lodge. John enjoyed golfing.

John married Joyce Homrich on September 10, 1955 in Kalamazoo.

He was a truck driver early on in his career and moved to Owosso in 1976 to work for Lyle Elliott & Sons as a sales manager and he also worked in sales for Pabst Brewing Company.

John is survived by his wife Joyce; his nine children Brenda (Dave) Johnson of Dallas, GA, Michael (Jan) Kimble of Plainwell, Michigan, David (Sharon) Kimble, Kevin (Amie) Kimble, James (Pamela) Kimble, Kathryn (Dan) Jehn, Kimberly (Greg) Klapko and John Jr. (Lori) Kimble, all of Owosso and Caroline (Frank) Gray of Long Island, New York; grandchildren Matthew (Regan), Timothy (Christy), Michael (Lindsey), David (Laura), Jami, Emily (Josh), Elizabeth, Rebecca (Judy), Thomas, Jessica (Ashley), Grace, Logan, Donavan, Gregory, Sarah, Adam, Danielle, Katie (Nick), Sara (Jason), Stefan, Andrew (Natalie), Janie, Karly, Branson, Mollie, Hannah, Paige and 10 great-grandchildren; brother Patrick(Nancy) Kimble of New Mexico; sister Mary (Bob) Leupp of Archibald, Ohio; several nieces and nephews and many other loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents and two sisters.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Grace Hospice.

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2:00 PM 1/12/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

Owosso Chapel
120 E. Mason Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States





10:00 AM 1/13/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

915 East Oliver Street
Owosso, MI 48867

St. Joseph Catholic Church
915 East Oliver Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States

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