Willard J Kime
Newberry - Willard J Kime of Newberry Michigan passed away December 23, 2020 in Quartzsite Arizona. Willard was born February 16, 1935 in Howe Indiana, son of Ervin and Mildred (Harris) Kime. On November 5th 1955 he married Mary Ann (Shaw).
He is survived by his wife and children Thomas (Vicki) Kime of Brimley, Michigan, Catherine Hickox of Newberry, Michigan, and Douglas (Lori) Kime of Westville, Florida. 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Sisters Mary Ellen Carpenter of Forsyth, Georgia, Patty Andrews of Austin, Texas, Norma (Charles) Stanner of Cocoa Beach, Florida, Janet (Paul) Howard of Sturgis, Michigan. Sister-in-law, Mary Lou Kime of Howe Indiana. And many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Robert Kime and sister Lois Marks of Howe Indiana.
Willard had many talents but his best achievement was building a small dump truck call the "Bummer" which he loved and drove until his death.
A celebration of his life will be held July 24, 2021 from 2pm until 4pm at the cabin on the Tahquamenon River, Newberry, Michigan
Published by Sturgis Journal from Jul. 15 to Jul. 16, 2021.