We Remember

CLOSS, Michael David “Mike”

April 8, 1959 — February 1, 2024

Michael David Closs, born April 8, 1959, in Salmon Arm, BC, passed away unexpectedly on February 1, 2024. His journey began in 100 Mile House, where he not only found the love of his life, Kim, but also laid the foundation for a beautiful family and established Mike Closs Logging.

Relocating to Kelowna in 1991, Mike established himself as one of the Okanagan’s most esteemed logging contractors, guided by unwavering principles of work ethic, honesty, kindness, and generosity. His impact rippled beyond the professional realm, leaving an indelible mark on his family, where love and respect flourished under his guidance.

Survived by his devoted wife of 38 years, Kim. Mike leaves a legacy embraced by his daughter, Cally, son-in-law Ethan, stepson Ryan, Ryan’s partner Katie, stepdaughter Shannon, and three cherished granddaughters, Ember, Waverly, and Stoney. As well as his surviving siblings: his brother Larry and wife Linda, and his sister Debra.

In the wake of his departure, the echo of Mike’s influence endure in the hearts of his family and the community, a testament to a life lived with purpose and dedication. May he find eternal peace.

A Celebration of Life will be held on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2024, at 1:00 PM (PST), at TRINITY CHURCH, 1905 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC. If you are unable to attend in person, please join the family online by Livestream at the time of the service (see below), a recording will be made available to view shortly thereafter.

If you wish to send a condolence, post photos, or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Condolences”.


The Livestream link, provided by the Church, can be accessed by clicking here at the time of the Celebration of Life.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2024, at 1:00 PM (PST)


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