Michael A. Kirkpatrick, Janesville, WI (1960-2014)

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Sunday, March 23, 2014

December 6, 1960 - March 19, 2014

Michael A. Kirkpatrick, age 53, of Janesville, died on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare Inpatient Unit in Madison, WI. He was born in Beloit, WI, on Dec. 6, 1960, the son of the late Evelyn (Beighley) Kirkpatrick. Mike was the youngest of five children and graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in 1979. He later married Diana J. Burke on June 3, 1995. in Janesville. Before his illness, Mike worked at Behr Salvage Co. and over the years at many various restaurants in the area. Mike's passion was cooking and sharing recipes with anyone he could. He also enjoyed playing video games online and with his friends.

Mike is survived by his wife, Diana; and step-daughter, Angela Scott; grandchildren: Samantha Zanzinger, Trever Scott and Mya Scott, all of Janesville. He is further survived by his siblings: Linda Kirkpatrick of Beloit, Dan Kirkpatrick of Jefferson, MA, Don Kirkpatrick of NC, and Rick Kirkpatrick of Madison; brothers and sisters-in-law: David and Therese Burke of Janesville, Daniel and Renee Burke of Janesville, Donald Burke of Orfordville, Debra Bloedel of Janesville, and Donna and Mike Unseth of Janesville; a very close friend, John Zanzinger of Janesville; his two "boys" Koda and Bear; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his mother and father-in-law, Larry and Mary Ellen Burke.

A time of sharing stories, memories and honoring Mike's life will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014, from 11 AM until 2 PM at the WHITCOMB - LYNCH FUNERAL HOME. Family and friends are encouraged to share a story or memory of Mike during this time. A luncheon will be served beginning at 1 PM in the community room at the FUNERAL HOME.

Whitcomb - Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services

21 S. Austin Road, Janesville, WI (608) 752-2444



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