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Alan "Big Al" Kiel

February 4, 1957 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 60)
Kiel, Alan "Big Al"

Passed away suddenly on November 4, 2017 at the age of 60. He was born in Kalamazoo on February 4, 1957. He graduated from Loy Norrix High School and then attended Central Michigan University. He was currently employed by Coxline Inc. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, enjoyed hunting & fishing, and going to the cottage on Arbutus Lake. He was the biggest Michigan Wolverine Fan and season ticket holder since 1982. He is survived by his mother, Jean Kiel; his loving wife, Diane (Kwiatkowski) Kiel; four children, Brett (Kelsey) Kiel, Brynn (Scott) Conwell, Lynda (Michael) Hamilton and Alison (Chris) Finley; ten grandchildren, Nolan, Ellianna, Tessie, Haiden, Hayven, Hunter, Tate, Hannah, Hazel and Halle; three sisters, Pam (Rick) Reeves, Pen (Kelly) Blank and Peg (Bill) Timmerman; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may visit with the family from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 S. 9th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009. Alan's Last Tailgate will be held at the Comstock V.F.W. Post #6252, 5990 East Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49048 at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Please come in your maize and blue. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association.


American Heart Association
3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674


NOV 10. 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Langeland Family Funeral Homes - Westside Chapel
3926 S. 9th St.
Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49009


NOV 10. 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Langeland Family Funeral Homes - Westside Chapel
3926 S. 9th St.
Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49009

Last Tailgate

NOV 11. 02:00 PM

Comstock VFW
5990 E. Michigan
Comstock, MI, US, 49048
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