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Keith Kliewoneit, 66, of Gladwin

Keith Kliewoneit, age 66, of Gladwin, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2024, after a courageous battle with MS. Born on October 1, 1957, to Fritz and Yvonne (Ogg) Kliewoneit in Gladwin.

In March 1986, Keith united in marriage with his lifelong partner, Lori Blackmer. Throughout their journey together, Keith found joy and fulfillment in various pursuits. He had a deep love for bicycling and windsurfing, embodying a spirit of adventure. However, his true passion lay in farming and for his Allis Chalmers, reflecting a lifelong commitment.

Keith’s legacy is carried on by his devoted family. He is survived by his loving wife, Lori Kliewoneit; children, Amy (Justin) Grice and Kyle (Shannon) Kliewoneit; grandchildren, Kaleb, Bentley, Allis, and Parker; foster daughter, Brandi (Jason) Robinson, and children, Joey and Jonathon. Additionally, Keith is survived by his siblings, Jane Kliewoneit; Kurt Kliewoneit, and Chris Kliewoneit; sister-in-law, Linda (Tom) Hayward, and their children, Mike Doty, James Doty, and Thomas Hayward; brother-in-law, Jeff (Sarah) Blackmer, and their children, Dawson, Keton, Mason, Tucker, and Trisha

Keith is preceded in death by his parents, Fritz and Yvonne Kliewoneit, and in-laws, James and Dorothy Blackmer.

Cremation has taken place, and at this time, no formal services are planned. Keith’s memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him. Arrangements are entrusted to Hall-Kokotovich Funeral Home, Gladwin.


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