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Virgil Lee Kahl

September 7, 1946 — February 22, 2024

Kalamazoo

Virgil Lee Kahl passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024 at the age of 77. He was born in Kalamazoo, MI to the late Harlan and Betty (Whitehurst) Kahl on September 7, 1946. Virgil proudly served his country in the United States Navy during Vietnam. He worked for the City of Kalamazoo where he worked in the Parks and Recreation Department. He was a trustee and Sunday school teacher for Covey Hill Baptist Church in Paw Paw for many years. Virgil enjoyed being outdoors, landscaping, gardening and cooking. He also greatly enjoyed hunting and taking the younger children out hunting with him, especially goose or deer, and fishing. For many years he also coached baseball and softball and was a boy scout leader.

Surviving Virgil are his loving wife, Kathy (Blodgett) Kahl; 3 children, Sheila (Chris) Kahl, Kathleen (Kevin) VanFulpen and Ricky (Wassyona) Kahl; step son, Tim (Holly) Marusek; five grandchildren, Cynthia (Valentin), Alex, Benjamin, Noah, Jessica; two great grandchildren, Raphael and Isaiah; siblings, Terry (Dorri) Kahl, Brenda Kuilema, Sandra Whitford. He is also survived by his loving furry companion, his dog, Prince.

A Celebration of Life for Virgil will be held Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Truth Church 32560 56th Ave. Paw Paw, MI 49079 at 2pm. Virgil will be laid to rest in Ft. Custer National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Lung Association, in memory of Virgil.


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