MICHAEL JACOB KLEMZ
March 22, 2003 ˜ October 16, 2021
Michael Jacob Klemz, 18, passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 in Sandpoint, ID.
Memorial services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at the Sandpoint Church of the Nazarene. Pastor Chad Wilks will be officiating.
Michael was born March 22, 2003, in Wenatchee, WA, the son of Joseph and Allison Klemz. Michael lived most of his life in Clark County, WA and was a homeschool graduate in 2021.
Michael was currently enrolled in the EMT program through North Idaho College. He completed the FireFighter 1 Academy through NIC in May 2021 and passed the IFSAC summer of 2021. He was a volunteer firefighter with Northside Fire and Rescue. He was very passionate about a career in firefighting and currently worked at Super One in the produce department.
Michael loved to go hiking, backpacking, and mountain climbing. He completed Philmont through Boy Scouts, where he climbed Mount Philips. He also climbed Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams. He grew up participating in 4-H showing his chickens, rabbits, goats, and raising market turkeys.
He is survived by his parents Joseph and Allison; grandparents, Karen Smith of Winlock, WA and Michael and Lisa Moore; his sisters, Madeline Klemz of Vancouver, WA, Marah Klemz of Sandpoint, Naomi Klemz of Sandpoint.
The family suggests that memorial may be made to Northside Fire and Rescue 437 Cedar St, Ponderay, ID, 83852.
Family and friends are invited to sign Michael’s online guest book at www.coffeltfuneral.com
Arrangements are under the care of Coffelt Funeral Service.
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Published by The Columbian on Nov. 4, 2021.