Karen Klingbeil

April 17, 1945 - August 5, 2016
Mesick, MI



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Stacie Becker
N. Spider Lake Rd
Traverse City, MI 49696

Tracie Witkop
660 Bendon Rd
Interlochen, MI 49643

Life Story / Obituary


Karen Kay Klingbeil, 71, passed away on August 5, 2016. She was born on April 17, 1945 to Leo and Maxine Klingbeil of Mesick, MI.

Karen is survived by her daughters Tracie (Rick) Witkop of Interlochen and Stacie (Craig) Becker of Traverse City. 5 grandchildren, Lee Witkop, Brandon Witkop of Interlochen and Joshua Becker, Taylor Becker and Zane Becker of Traverse City; and her daschund Tilly. She was preceded in by death by her parents, Leo R Klingbeil and Maxine J (Scarbrough) Klingbeil.

Her favorite times were being with her daughters and grandchildren. Her grandchildren all adored her and often spent time just being with her. If they were in need of advice or just wanted someone to listen, it was to Grandma they went. Karen also had many hobbies sewing, quilting, reading, watching movies and trying new movies.

In accordance with Karen's wishes there will no public service. Memorials may be sent to Stacie Becker 3631 N. Spider Lake Rd, Traverse City, MI 49696 or Tracie Witkop 660 Bendon Rd, Interlochen, MI 49643. Please sign the guest book and share a message with the family.