Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Kimberly Jean Koss, 50, longtime resident of Traverse City, passed away on Feb. 20, 2013, at Munson Medical Center after a long battle with cancer.
Kim was a beautiful, loving, kind and strong individual. She demanded the best of herself and brought out the best of everyone she touched. Kim was a devoted mother to her children, Andrew and Megan, who loved her very much. Her spiritual guidance and love will remain with both of them forever. Her smile would light up a room spreading joy and kindness. Kim will be remembered by many.
Kimberly was born on April 6, 1962, to Herman and Diane (Leach) Hinsensenkamp in Grosse Pointe.
Kim and David were married overlooking the beautiful landscape of A-Ga-Ming Golf Resort on Aug. 26, 2007. Kim and David considered themselves so lucky to able to share their lives together.
After graduating from Traverse City High School Kim went on to earn her degree from Eastern Michigan University.
Her successful career included positions in Traverse City as finance officer at Empire Bank, CFO at Traverse Bay Woolen Company and most recently vice president of finance technology at ECI.
Kimberly is survived by her husband, David Koss; her son, Andrew Hedger; her daughter, Megan Hedger; her mother, Diane Hinsenkamp; her grandmother, Rita Leach; her sister, Diana Hinsenkamp; her brother, Darren (Diane) Hinsenkamp; her sister, Andrea (Lenny) Hinsenkamp; four nieces, Jane, Ellyson, Holly and Ava; three nephews, Ryan, Adam and Finn; as well as many other loving family members and friends.
Kimberly was preceded in death by her father, Herman J. Hinsenkamp in 2006.
Memorial services will take place at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front St., on the NMC Great Lake Campus, with visitation with friends and family beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Kim’s family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Dr. Lisa Hughes, all of the oncology nurses on 4C at Munson Medical Center and the doctors and staff at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York for all of their care and relentless effort and compassion. Thank you all.
Contributions in Kim’s memory may be directed to the Munson Healthcare Regional Foundation for support of the Cowell Family Cancer Center, 210 Beaumont Place, Traverse City, MI 49684.
Please share thoughts with the family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.