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Michael J. Kars

March 12, 1956 - August 2, 2021
Holland, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Michael "Mike" Kars, age 65, of Holland, passed away Monday August 2, 2021.

Mike was born in Holland, Michigan to Marj and Eg Kars on March 12, 1956. He attended West Ottawa Schools and graduated with the class of 1974. Mike had a laid back demeanor with an easy smile. He enjoyed riding his Harley and teaching his nieces and nephews how to ride. He loved life and rolled with the punches. He drove truck for Dan Hoe Excavating for many years. Mike enjoyed spending time with his family, extended family and friends. He retired and enjoyed spending time in Florida and also with Gina and Milani.

Mike is survived by his sisters, Deb "DJ" (Roger Essenburg) Kars, Linda Nelson, Cynthia "Cyd" Monique; life long friend, Gina Guerrero; several nieces and nephews and many loving extended family members.

Mr. Kars was preceded in death by his parents, Majorie Kars in 1994 and his father Egbert Kars in 2006.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

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Professional service entrusted to the Northwood Chapel.