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Kevin Ray Kines

April 16, 1959 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 61)


Kevin Ray Kines of Eaton Rapids,

Passed away unexpectedly, January 2, 2021 at the age of 61. Kevin was born in Lansing, April 16, 1959, the son of Edward and Arlene (Doane) Kines. He was a 1977 graduate of Grand Ledge High School where he was also on the golf team. Shortly after graduation, he went to work at GM where he would retire in 2015 after 30 years as a team leader. Kevin loved animals and was an avid golfer, golfing in a  league on Wednesday’s at Hawk Hollow Golf Course.

Kevin is survived by his father, Edward Kines of Dimondale; wife, Michele Kines; son, Kyle (Jessica) Kines of Vermontville; granddaughter, Kendra Kines of Vermontville; uncle, Walter (Jan) Doane of St. Johns; aunts, Vee Ford of Grand Ledge, Jan and Joseph Delaney of Lansing; cousins, Melissa and Bill Ford, Wendy Doane, Darlene Witford, Amy and Scott Burr, Brenda and Steve Potter; his golf and work buddies, Tom Lindeman and Bill Goff and his beloved Labrador dogs, Riley and Ellie. He was preceded in death by his mother.

No services are planned at this time. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Craig Cartwright Memorial Fund, or the Capital Area Humane Society, 7095 W. Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. To place online condolences please visit our website at

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