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Stephen A. Kimmel

Obituary for Stephen A. Kimmel

April 24, 1966 - June 24, 2017
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 51

Loving Husband, Father, Brother, and Uncle


Stephen A. Kimmel, 51, a lifelong resident of Avon Lake, passed away unexpectedly, at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Stephen was born on April 24, 1966 in Lorain, and was 1984 graduate of Avon Lake High School. He was a Business Analyst for over 20 years at Weltman, Weinberg, & Reis Co. Ltd., Brooklyn Heights. Stephen was a member of St. Joseph Church in Avon Lake, the Lorain Bowling Association, and a past member of the Knights of Columbus, Fr. Ragan Council, Avon. He loved bowling and helped at Spevock's Nautical Lanes Bowling Alley, teaching Youth Bowling on Saturdays. Stephen helped the Lorain Bowling Association Committee get bowling offered at Avon Lake High School. He was also a huge OSU and high school football fan. Stephen was personable and a friend to all; a fun-loving and wonderful husband and father.

Stephen is survived by his wife of 23 years, known for 30, Rhonda (nee Hagen); children, Douglas and Allison, both living at home; siblings, Meg Klaameyer (Tom) of Lorain, Annette Harris of Avon Lake, and Anthony Kimmel of Cleveland; and nieces and nephews, Patrick Harris, Timothy Harris, Beth Schrader (Rich), Thomas Klaameyer (Jen), Chrissy, and Mellissa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Helen (nee Malinowski) Kimmel; brother, Patrick; sister-in-law, Joyce; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Lorain Bowling Association, 2915 Broadway Ave., Lorain, OH 44055, for a future scholarship. Friends may call at St. Joseph Church, 32946 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, on Saturday, July 8 from 10am until the start of Mass at 11am, with Fr. Ron Wearsch officiating. Reception in the church hall following Mass. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. (440)933-3202


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