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Melvin Kirklin

June 23, 1933 - April 2, 2018
Holland, MI



Monday, April 9, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Mulder Chapel
188 West 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2348
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Holland VFW Post #2144
175 West 8th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2144

Life Story / Obituary


Melvin Kirklin, age 84 of Holland, entered into glory on Monday, April 2, 2018.

He retired after 21 years of service in the air force and also worked for several years as management at the Holiday Inn in Holland. Melvin was also a member of the Holland VFW Post #2144.

He is survived by his wife Joyce R. (Kauffman) Kirklin; children, Joyce Veldhoff, Jesse Kirklin, Barbara and Ron Weighmink, David Kirklin, Julia and Lee Silver, Dwight and Lisa Kirklin, and Laura and Wayne Marlink; twenty grandchildren; three sisters and one brother.

A memorial visitation will be 6-8 pm Monday (April 9) at the Dykstra Funeral Home-Mulder Chapel, 188 West 32nd Street.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holland VFW Post #2144, 175 West 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423.