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Kenneth J Moltmaker

December 2, 1922 ~ February 7, 2018 (age 95)

Kenneth J Moltmaker, 95, of Lake Odessa, passed away on February 7, 2018 at Thornapple Manor in Hastings, MI.


He was born on December 2, 1922 to Joseph and Gertrude (Fopma) Moltmaker in Grand Rapids. He graduated from Lake Odessa High School in 1940.  On October 27, 1944 he married Geraldine Compton. Kenneth was a longtime farmer as well having been a bus driver for Lake Odessa Schools for 14 years on Bus 12 and being a tractor mechanic at G and W Sales.

Kenneth loved to go to the stock car races at Marne Raceway in Marne, MI.


Kenneth is survived by his loving spouse of 73 years, Geraldine; three daughters, Michele Strom, Melodie (John) Rohlman, Monica (Jim) Potter; two sons, Mark Moltmaker, and Michael Moltmaker, 12 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren, brother Dean (Phylis) Moltmaker.


He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Joe Moltmaker and daughter, Maureen Scobey and son in law Terry Strom.


Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11am at the Koops Funeral Chapel in Lake Odessa with the family receiving friends and family from 10am until time of service.


Burial will take place in the Lakeside Cemetery immediately following.


Memorials are suggested to Ionia County Humane Society for the cats.

Online condolences can be given at www.koopsfc.com.

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