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Kristopher Andrew Pitel
  • To the family c/o: Eric Pitel for Camille's Future Needs
    724 Nottingham Dr.
    Sturgis, MI 49091

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“I am so sorry to hear about Kris' passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Bobbi Johnson-Ware - Earlington, KY

“Dear Pitel Family,One day all of your precious memories will ease the pain in your heart. For now know your family and friends are there for you....Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Gerri Comden - Sturgis, MI

“You will always be a friend Kris. So many memories I will never forget. You always had a smile on your face! Rest easy now. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Jesse Arver - Sturgis, MI

“We will always remember the boy we watched grow up. Our hearts and prayers are with you all today and everyday going forward. -Carrie, Dave and...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Carrie Schaufele - Fredericktown, OH

“As a mother my heart aches for your loss. I will pray for your healing as your mind works to mends through the mourning processes for your hearts...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Kelly S. Fields - Sturgis, MI

“A great friend and a great man. Gone far too soon. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Tyler Jones

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI

“Eric Denise Josh and Nicole. Praying for gods comfort during this time for you all. God bless you all and God bless Kristopher. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Aaron and Christie Pearce - MI

“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with your family, may the Lord give each of you comfort, strength and grace for all the days ahead. Kris was a great...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: David & Merrilyn Bannow - Jones, MI

“very sorry for your loss patel familythe swinehart's ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Kris was a great guy and father. He will be forever missed and in our hearts. He will live on through us and never forgotten. My condolences go out...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Dana Johnson - Interlochen, MI

“So sorry to hear about Kristopher. You are in our thoughts & prayers. Please take care. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Bob & Anita Workman - Greenfield, IN

“Gone but never forgotten, buddy. Love, Sympathy and prayers to all friends and family. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Zach Metzger - Sturgis, MI

“Eric and family I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for God to be with you and give you strength through this very sad time. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Kelli Cash - Tampa, FL

“Only had a handful of times to play ball with Kris, but it was apparent how he could light up the field with his joy for the game and those he shared...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Laurie Jarski - MI

“Sending prayers for you all. He has earned his wings. Fly young man fly. You will be missed. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Barb Culberson - Sturgis, MI


Kristopher Andrew Pitel age 27 of Rome City, Indiana and a former resident of Sturgis passed away Sunday evening June 25, 2017 in Sturgis.
He was born December 21, 1989 in Lincoln Park, Michigan son of Eric and Denise (Williamson) Pitel.
Kristopher has resided in Rome City for the past few months coming from Sturgis where he lived most of his life and he was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 2008. He furthered his education at Adrian College where he was a member of the football team.
Most of Kristopher's working life was involved in the RV industry.
Kristopher loved most all sports and had a true passion for the game of softball. What he found the most joy in his life was time spent with his daughter.
He is survived by his daughter: Camille; parents: Eric and Denise Pitel of Sturgis; one sister: Nicole (Spencer) Richcreek of Coshocton, Ohio; one brother: Josh Markey of Sturgis; two nephews: Logan and Liam; grandfather: David Pitel of Hudson; his best friend and girlfriend: Amber Blankenship of Rome City, Indiana and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Edna Pitel and Richard and Vivian Williamson.
In accordance with family wishes cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331.
Memorial donations would be appreciated for the future needs of Camille c/o: Eric Pitel, 724 Nottingham Dr., Sturgis, MI 49091.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.