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Richard Michael Kading

March 23, 1952 — April 11, 2024

Bridgman

Richard Michael Kading

Richard “Dick” Michael Kading, 72, of Bridgman passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at Corewell Health South in St. Joseph.

 

A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 3903 Lake St., Bridgman, MI 49106. Friends may meet with the family from 5-7 PM on Monday, April 15, 2024 at Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 49106. Final resting place will be in Graceland Cemetery, Bridgman.  Memorial contributions may be given to the Bridgman American Legion Post 331, PO Box 67, Bridgman, MI 49106, Berrien County Cancer Services, 3900 Hollywood Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085, or Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com. 

 

Dick was born on March 23, 1952 in Benton Harbor, the son of the late Richard and Shirley (Kunde) Kading. On September 2, 1978 he married Susan Meredith. He was a member at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Dick had owned and operated Buchanan Feed Mill and the Bridgman Feed Store for many years. He later became a realtor and worked with John Meredith & Associates as well as Core Real Estate. He was a longtime member of the Bridgman Planning Commission and was a board member of Country Heritage Credit Union. He enjoyed golf, bowling, hunting and fishing. He was a movie and TV buff and an avid fan of Detroit teams and his MSU Spartans.

 

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Susan; three children: Amanda (Wayne) Hall, Melissa (John) Stoll, and Patrick (Aryn) Kading; eight grandchildren: Noah and Parker Hall, Johnny, Jane, Mary Susan, and Margaret Stoll, and Angelina and Grant Kading; two sisters: Sandra (Ted) Kalin and Susan (Gene) Deja; and one brother: Tim (Cindy) Kading.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman.

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Visitation

Monday, April 15, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel

9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 49106

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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Our Lady Queen of Peace

3903 Lake St, Bridgman, MI 49106

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