August 12, 1949 – November 12, 2021
Roman “Mike” Karpinski, age 72, went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, November 12, 2021.
Roman grew up in Middleville, MI and graduated in 1967. He attended Michigan Career Tech and started working at Keeler Brass as a tool and die maker (1969-2006). Roman resided in Wyoming and Wayland, MI. He was very active in the deaf community serving on the board of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services for many years. In his retirement, he worked at the Gun Lake Casino.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 30 years, Pat Karpinski; mother of his children, Karen Nielsen; children Karla (Jon) Sarver, Michael (Kristyn) Karpinski; stepdaughter, Dustie (Rick) Naegele; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; as well as many friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Paula Walters and parents Roman and Rosalie Karpinski.
Visitation with Roman’s family and friends will be held 5-8 p.m. Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Kubiak Cook Funeral Home, 312 N. Main St. Wayland. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, November 19, 2021 with an hour of visitation prior at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery. In honor of Roman and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at www.kubiakcookwayland.com.
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