Don M. Kime

Birth: November 28th, 1931
Death: August 12th, 2016
Age: 84 years

Don Milton Kime

Age 84 of Ithaca passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Nelson-House Funeral Homes Martin Chapel with Rev. Jody Diehl officiating. Burial will follow at Taymouth Township Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 8:00pm on Tuesday, August 16.

Don was born on November 28, 1931 to Irving W. and Grace (Wells) Kime in Burt. He married Nancy J. Warner on June 6, 1953; they celebrated 63 years of marriage last June. Don worked on the Buick assembly for GM - Flint for many years.

Don was known for his wonderful attitude about life. He never gave up, loved telling stories, and loved being with his family, especially at family gatherings. He enjoyed talking on the phone, and he loved his garden. Don was also a lifelong farmer who loved his John Deere tractor.

Don is survived by his wife, Nancy; his children, Deb Ancel of Alma, Nancy (Jerry) Kostuck of Riverdale, Don (Julie) Kime Jr. of Houston, TX, Cindy (Jim) Reitz of Littleton, CO, Peggy (Mike) Foor of Estro, FL, Tim (DeAnn) Kime of Roscommon, and Chris Kime of Breckenridge; his 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; and his brothers, Dale and Gordon Kime.

He is predeceased by his brothers, Verrian, Irving A. and Eugene Kime; his parents, Irving W. and Grace Kime; his son-in-law, Michael Ancel; and his granddaughters, Crystal Rose, Cori Lynn, and Sunshine Rose Foor.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Gratiot Commission on Aging.

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