Ryan Baclich

Ryan Baclich

 C. Ryan Baclich of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 at his home. Ryan was born July 9, 1977 in Kalamazoo, the son of Craig M. Baclich and Dolores R. Munnelly.

Ryan recently began working at Graphic Packaging in Kalamazoo and had worked as a Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter with Local Union 669 in previous years. He loved playing sports with his boys and was a devoted and loving husband and father who was very proud of his children.

In September of 2004 he married Tanya Murdock in Ellsworth. Survivors include his wife, Tanya Baclich; his children, Nickalas Baclich, Brendan Baclich and Taylor Murdock; granddaughter, Destiny Sutherland; parents, Craig and Tamarah Baclich of Bellaire and Dolores Munnelly of Palmetto, FL; siblings,  Brett Baclich, Kelli Baclich, Brad Lennox, Pat Lennox and Lindsey Hoeksema.

Cremation has taken place. The family will be available to receive friends on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Plainwell Comfort Inn, rooms 217 and 219.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to an education fund for his children with checks made out to Tanya Baclich.

Messages of condolence may be posted at https://www.winnkelfuneralhome.com


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  1. Richard and Dianna Brown says:

    Just wanted to say our hearts are with you and praying for you all.

    Just wish I had the words to help with the pain.I do not have the words to say. Just hang on to the good times..It seems like just yesterday he was like his own sons.. Little and full of mischief. Just taken way to early..

    I pray that you will let God give you peace and help you through this..Will keep praying for you all.

    Love you all,

    The Browns

  2. Gina Younger says:

    I’m very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort through prayer and peace from the thought of seeing Ryan again one day. (Acts 24:15,Ps.37:29) Many happy memories of Ryan be with you always to comfort you.

    My Sincere Condolences

  3. Lolly Balon says:

    We are very sorry to hear of your loss..Our thoughts and prayers are with you & the boys…Be strong, God Bless, Hugs,
    Our love,
    Uncle Don & Aunt Lolly

  4. Rhonda Arndt says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you

    and your family at this hard time.

    God Bless you all,

    Aunt Rhonda

  5. Grandpa and Grandma Wilks says:

    God Bless You all, Just remember the good and fun times, Christmas 2011!!, We’ll all miss him so much– Love to you all.

  6. Gloria (Doorn) Kelly says:

    Craig, So sorry to read of the loss of your son. My heart hurts for you and your family. Hope you are doing well – since it’s been a long time!!

  7. Caryn (Watrous) Prout says:

    Although the last I saw Ryan was 20 years ago, I often thought of him with wonderful memories. He was a great friend to have. I will continue to remember him, as I keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    Caryn (Watrous) Prout

  8. Chet and Shirley Cornelius says:

    So sorry for your loss, Tanya. Have not heard from you in a long time.
    Let us know how you and the family are doing.

  9. Linda Sharp-Velding says:

    To Ryans family.
    My heart goes out to all of you. I am an old friend of Lorie’s. We grew up together and have been best of friends for years. It has been years since I saw Ryan but have kept in touch through his mother and she was so proud of him. I can’t tell you how sorry I am about your Loss or what a shock this is to me. Please know you will all be in my prayers.

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