In Memory

Jack Kleczynski

Jack Kleczynski

Jack Arthur Kleczynski


Jack Arthur Kleczynski, age 71, of Fremont passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016, at his home. Jack was born on November 13, 1944, in Laurel, Maryland, to Frank and Phyllis (Hunn) Kleczynski and married Karen Anita Nelson on May 13, 1972. Jack was a maintenance supervisor for Newaygo County Regional Service Agency (NCRESA) until his retirement. Jack was a master plumber, locksmith, and gunsmith and enjoyed all the aspects of his talents. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Elks and cherished time with his family.

Jack is survived by his wife, Karen; children, Martin (Audrey) Kleczynski of Grand Rapids, Sheryl (Mark) Gable of Battle Creek, William Nelson of Baldwin, Micheline (Brian) Kellogg of Baldwin, Kimberly (Steve) Crawford of Baldwin, and Jon Kleczynski of Fremont; grandchildren, Brittany, Gary, Jacob, Abby, Ethan, Christopher, Christina, Izella, Izaiah, Sharon, Craig, Benjamin, and Angelique; great grandchildren, Cameron, Gage, Kaleb, Kieara, and Linen; brother, Mark Kleczynski; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joe Kleczynski.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1PM on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at the Living Waters Fellowship on M-37 in Baldwin with Pastor Richard Rybka officiating. For a more lasting memorial, friends are asked to consider the Alzheimer’s Association. Friends may share memories and condolences online at