We’ve Moved! 400 Hammond Road West

Kenneth Van Cleve

October 2, 1950 - July 9, 2019
Traverse City, MI

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Visitation

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Traverse City Life Story Funeral Home
Traverse City Location
400 Hammond Road West
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-9034
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Service

Monday, July 15, 2019
11:00 AM EDT
Traverse City Life Story Funeral Home
Traverse City Location
400 Hammond Road West
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-9034

The family will greet friends starting at 10 am.

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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Cherryland Floral
1208 S. Garfield
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-5761
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Kenneth Alan Van Cleve, age 68 of Traverse City, died on July 9, 2019 at home with his loving wife by his side. Ken was born on October 2, 1950 in Muskegon to Claire and Bernadine (Conaway) Van Cleve.

He married his wife Sarah Ruth (Smith) on July 1, 2014 at Bryant Park in Traverse City. Ken enjoyed playing bridge and loved to make people laugh and smile. He was a wonderful friend to all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah, stepsons; Samuel Carpenter of Traverse City, Jonathan Carpenter of Washington, Joseph Carpenter of Traverse City, 3 grandsons and very close friend; Jonathan Fleischmann. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held 4pm to 7pm, Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Life Story Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11 am, Monday, July 15, 2019 at Life Story Funeral Home. The family will greet friends starting at 10 am. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and memories with the family.