Kenneth Howard Dark, Jr.

Kenneth Howard Dark, Jr.
Kenneth H. ‘Kenny Dark, Jr. of Otsego, Michigan passed away suddenly Monday, November 24, 2008, as the result of an accident. Kenny was born December 22, 1950, in Kalamazoo to Kenneth H. Sr. and Mary Ann (Wilgenhof) Dark, and was a lifelong resident of the area. For many years he was employed with Beloit Wheeler, currently Millassist. Kenny loved his animals, dogs, cats and horses, and enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Surviving are his longtime companion, best friend and life partner, Nicki DeLeeuw; his children, Tracy (Shawn) Howerton of Vicksburg, Kenneth James Sr. (Amy) Dark of Portage and Dale (Amy) DeLeeuw of Comstock; 8 grandchildren, Amber, Kelsey, Krysta, Emily, Kenny Jr., Megan, Lillie and Rose; his mother, Mary Ann Dark; 8 siblings, Mary (David) Gorsline, Roy Dark, Montanna (Terry) Maury, Clay (Becky) Dark, Vicky (Pete) Anderson, Rebecca Dark, Howard (Lisa) Dark and Tony (Gary) Ritchie; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M. Friday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, with funeral celebrant Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.
Contributions can be made to the Kalamazoo Humane Society, 4239 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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