Kim Jay Bielby
Grand Haven, Michigan
Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan
Beloved husband, son, brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 3, 2022; at the age of 67 years.
The son of late Eugene Bielby and Barbara Jean (Hubbard) Bielby, Kim was born October 9, 1954 in Saginaw, Michigan. He graduated from Eisenhower High School with the class of 1971. He continued his education at National Elevator Industry Education Program, where he received his training and skills. Kim married Barbara “Barbie” Lynn Clemens on November 11, 1998 in Kauai, Hawaii; she survives him. He retired from Otis Elevator in 2015 after 47 years of loyal and dedicated service. He then went on to work for the State of Michigan inspecting elevators. Kim was always active and willing help anyone, his family would describe best as a handy man. Kim loved being on the water in his boat. Above all, Kim cherished the time spent with his family, especially cooking and barbequing.
Surviving besides his wife of 23 years, Barbie; are his step-mother: Bonnie Bielby; two brothers: Carl (Jean) Bielby, Mark Bielby; a brother-in-law: James Baird; a sister-in-law: Connie Bielby; nieces and nephews: Tiffany (Chad) Jackson, Jason (Sarah) Baird, Kristin (Zach) Comer, Michael Bielby. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Kim was preceded in death by his sister: Connie Baird; and his brother: Eugene Bielby Jr.
A Memorial Service will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw, Michigan 48603. Rev. Tiffany Jackson and Rev. James Baird will officiate. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral chapel on Thursday. Family asks for those attending to wear Hawaiian themed clothing. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial to Heaven Can Wait Animal Sanctuary, P.O. Box 23, Ferrysburg, Michigan 49409.