Keith Clingenpeel

Keith Clingenpeel

Keith Clingenpeel of Allegan, Michigan, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Pennock Hospital in Hastings. He was born September 30, 1947 in Lansing to Keith E. Leroy and Grace L. Jenks.

Keith served his country in the U.S. Army and was a master plumber by trade. He was the owner and operator of “Wondering Keith Karaoke”. In his leisure time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and singing.

On November 13, 2001, in Baldwin, MI he married his life partner Patricia D. Leonard who survives. Also surviving are his children, Vickie Laughter of Fountain, MI, Thomas (Keithann) Laughter of Greenville, MI and Joseph Laughter of Edgewater, FL; his step-sons, Brad (Suzan) Burd of Richland and Jay W. (April) Burd of Wayland; his sister Edith Marrison of Lansing; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Keith in death are his parents; three brothers Clifford, Lyle, and Wayne; and a sister Esther Clingenpeel.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held in the spring.

Contributions in memory of Keith may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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  1. Clyde & Kaye Stanton says:

    Pat our heart goes out to you. Sorry to hear about Keith passing. We will be praying for you that the comforter will comfort your heart during these times of sadness.
    In Christ Love
    Clyde & Kaye

  2. Mary and Larry Laham says:

    Dear Patti and family,
    We were so sorry to hear of the death of Keith. We will be thinking of you and praying that you will find comfort and peace at this most difficult time.
    With sympathy,
    Mary and Larry

  3. Marguerite says:

    Patti, my thoughts and prayers are with you. We know Keith is of course in the company and comfort of Jesus but I pray for your comfort and peace in this time. Know that God is there with you always – holding you, loving you, and that Christ cries along with you when you shed your tears – you are not alone my sweet sister in Christ, and I am here praying for you always.

  4. Carol McCullough says:

    Sending our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. I realize that you won’t know who I am but Keith was my cousin, my grandmother was Myrtle (Clingenpeel) Freeman, I would also like to send my mother’s thoughts and prayers as well and her name is Elsie (Hards) Peeso.

    May God comfort you in your loss.


  5. Wayne Cooley says:

    To the whole family please accept my deepest sympathy. You will all remain in my prayers at this trying time.

  6. barbara Bennett says:

    You are in my thoughts and my Prayers Pat.. Please feel free to call me if you want to talk. Sending All My Love

  7. Alice Dexter says:

    I Love You Compadra

  8. Angela Rodriguez says:

    Oh Patti…..where do I even start? So sorry for OUR loss! He was a great man that you could count on and always gave you a good laugh. I have enjoyed the stories he has told me the past few months…..what a hoot! Love you both, I am always here for you to talk to….whether it”s an ear to cry to or for a good laugh, you know I can give you a good laugh….as Keith could! Take care and hang in there!!! I know you must be LOST! XOXOXOXOXOXOXO

    Condolences to the whole family!!!

  9. Joanne Hedin Anderson says:

    Dearest Pat, Our family offers heartfelt thoughts and prayers to your whole family in the loss of brother Keith. Keep in touch. All my love Joanne

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