Herman Karl Kinnie, age 70, of Gladstone passed away peacefully at his home Monday evening November 11, 2019.
Herman was born in Escanaba, Michigan, on March 30, 1949, the son of Herman and Ellen (Powers) Kinnie.
Herman graduated from Michigan Technological University in 1972 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Following his graduation he worked for many years at FM Global in Wisconsin as a Loss Prevention Engineer. He returned to his beloved Gladstone to enjoy his retirement When he was not sitting on his deck enjoying the view of Bay de Noc, he occupied himself with activities such as home remodeling projects, gardening, swimming, boating and visiting family in California. He will be remembered as a kind, quiet and generous soul who could surprise you with his quick sense of humor and mischievous smile.
Herman is survived by:
Nephew Steven (Joan) Texmunt, Niece Cindy (Roger) Behnke, Niece Yvonne (Lew) Frye, Niece Francis (Randy) Van Leeuwen, Niece Ann Postl
Herman was preceded in death by:
Herman and Ellen (Powers) Kinnie
Half Brother Clifford Kinnie
Half Brother Elof Kinnie
Half Sister Laverne Texmunt
His family would like to thank the friends, neighbors and caregivers who surrounded Herman with kindness and companionship. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Kinnie family.