Kai B. Fitz

August 17, 2002 ~ March 13, 2018 (age 15)

Kai Benedikt Fitz, 15 of East Grand Rapids, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon from a recently discovered brain tumor. He was kind-hearted, compassionate, and thoughtful. Kai improved the lives of many around him and will forever be remembered for his positivity and love for life.

Kai will always be in the memories of his parents Sabine and Dale Fitz, sister Kyra, grandparents Helen and Don Fitz, Helga and Harald Schmidt, and numerous loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

A Celebration of Kai’s Life will be held on Sunday, March 25 from 2-5pm at the Grand Rapids Yacht Club, 740 Lakeside Drive, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506 with a short service at 2:30pm. 

Kai loved art and animals, specifically turtles, and donations can be made in Kai’s name to Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and to the Sea Turtle Conservancy. Envelopes will be available at the service for donations to be made. 


Donations may be made to:

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
300 E. Crystal Lake Rd., Twin Lakes MI 49457
Tel: 1-231-894-1966

Sea Turtle Conservancy
4424 NW 13th St, Suite B-11, Gainesville FL 32609
Tel: 1-352-373-6441

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