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Beach Memorial Chapel

301 Corey Ave, St Pete Beach, FL

OBITUARY

Kimberly Jean RAIHL

February 27, 1965July 20, 2019

Kimberly Jean Raihl, “Kimie”, 54, of Madeira Beach, FL passed away on July 20, 2019 in St. Petersburg, FL. Born in New Kensington, PA on February 27, 1965, she was the daughter of Charles (Chaz) Hagara and Sandi (Healey) Raihl, as well as her adoptive father, Bill Raihl of Montana. Kimie spent most of her life living in Incline Village, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, the place she called her home. During her time there she made so many wonderful friends that became her “Tahoe Family.” She spent the early years of her life in Buckley, WA and Saltsburg, PA and she also lived in Chandler, AZ for a time. Kimie enjoyed fishing, hanging out at the beach, and she had a great love for the Pittsburgh Steelers! She will always be remembered for her ability to light up any room she entered, her exuberant personality, and her love for her friends and family, including the Steelers!!! She is survived by Mark Harmon, her boyfriend of 11 years, her adoptive father Bill Raihl, her grandmother, Shirley Raihl, brother, Donnie Raihl, sister, Eva Cordes, as well as many cousins, aunts, and uncles. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sandi Raihl and her biological father, Charles (Chaz) Hagara. There will be a Celebration of Life Ceremony in Lake Tahoe, Nevada sometime after Labor Day, exact date is still pending. Please contact friends or family for details. www.beachmemorialchapel.com

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Janine Irwin-Webb

August 9, 2019

It is without no doubt this fantastic, energetic, loving individual will be truly missed by her fishing buddies.

In 1996, Ron (my husband) and I invited Kimie and others to their first Fishing Derby at Walker Lake, Walker, NV. Kimie was so excited and prepared to win with her guaranteed "Banjo" fishing lure kit. Despite Kimie not catching a fish she carried a very special name amongst all anglers at the awards ceremonies "Net Lady" and tears of joy, to boot.

Rest in peace, Missy!

Amy Espinosa

July 31, 2019

Kimie was my bestie,my person. We meet when we were 19years old. We would get all dolled up and hit the town. We were on stage at Rockers in Phx az with poison before they became big. We had so many good times I can’t even count. She was such a fun loving person and if you knew her you know what I’m talking about. I can’t believe she is gone. This does not seem real. She called me Army Onion because my name was Amy Runyan and I hated it but I would give anything if I could here her say that again. That’s how much I miss her. See you on the other side my friend save me a seat. Until we meet again. Love your Friend Army Onion!!!!!

michael parson

July 25, 2019

Farewell my friend. I'll cherish our many memories of all our fun and growing up at saltsburg high. We had a blast. I'm sorry you left so soon.

Susan Allen

July 24, 2019

So many memories!!! I will always hear the "clicking" of your nails and your laugh. When it's time to adopt a new Kitty, I will be looking for one with long nails, as you said that you wanted to come back in your next life as one of my Kitties.

Michelle Pizer-Ashbaugh

July 24, 2019

I was devastated when I heard that Kimmie passed away. Although it has been a few years since I saw her she was the same Kimmie that I remember from growing up. The trouble we would get into and the fun we had. One of my biggest memories is that Kim loved listening to Journey every night when she went to sleep. She was a very important part of my life back when I was younger and I will always picture her smiling and holding her hand towards her face and singing "When the lights go down in the City". She will be missed very much.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY