TRACY MATTHEW KILE
49, of Snover passed away peacefully in his childhood home after a courageous yearlong battle with lung cancer on Thursday, March 17, 2022. He was born August 31, 1972. He married Christie Tina McIntosh on July 28, 2007. She died August 11, 2007.
Tracy grew up at the local dirt track and loved racing the #12 street stock with his family and friends. When he wasn’t racing, he was helping others with their race cars. He enjoyed his dogs and farm animals. Tracy also liked fishing, hunting, playing cards, and country music. He was known for his strong will and stood up for what he believed in. He will be remembered for his fun-loving nature, sense of humor, and love for teasing those who meant the most to him.
Tracy is survived by his two sons: Matthew Kile of Sebewaing, Dylan Bragg of Fairgrove; his parents, Dale and Rhonda Kaake of Cass City; six siblings: Tammy Kile of Cass City, Amy (Ralph) Ames of Caro, Dale (Cathey) Kaake Jr. of Cass City, Andrea Kaake of Cass City, Amanda Kile of Cass City, George Kile Jr. of Cass City; one grandson, Ethan Bragg; special friend, Tracy Simrau of Snover; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, George Kile; grandparents: Ron (Clara) Vincent, Willard (Ruth) Kaake, George (Minnie) Kile.
Funeral service held 12:00 p.m. Monday, March 21, 2022 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City with Pastor Paul Rohling of Hope Community Christian Church, Marlette officiating. Pallbearers for Tracy will be: Ricky Bolton, Dale Kaake III, Logan Proctor, Griffin Proctor, George Kile Jr. and Leland Bragg. Interment will be in Elkland Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Kranz Funeral Home for the benefit of the family. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2022 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday March 21, 2022 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City