Derek William Koelbl, 37 of Bark River, passed on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at home due to many illnesses.
He was born on June 7, 1980 in Escanaba to the late James Koelbl and Gloria (Dixon) Koelbl.
Besides his mother, he is survived by two brothers, Patrick Koelbl of Ford River and Clinton Koelbl of Bark River. He also leaves many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
Derek was a good mechanic and could fix almost anything. He had a love for animals and also enjoyed baking when he felt well enough.
A private graveside service will be held in the near future at the Quinnesec Cemetery.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Koelbl family.