Kenneth Leon Bourlier
|Posted 2021-01-11 by mhenderson|
|Published in The Miner on Jan. 7, 2021 -|
Kingman, Arizona -
Kenneth Leon Bourlier, 77, passed away Jan. 2, 2021 at Kingman
Regional Medical Center surrounded by family.
Ken was born to Clarence and Mary Jean Bourlier in Detroit, Michigan.
He is survived by his loving wife, Cherie Bourlier, of 30 years; his
brothers Christopher (Liz) and Micheal; his children, Kenneth
Bourlier, Jr. (Nicole), Lorraine Nichols (mother, Sharon), Cathy
Baptista (Leckie) and Tina Ulman.
Ken was blessed with 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 18
nieces and nephews, and countless supportive friends throughout his
Ken resided in Fairhaven and Black River, Michigan before moving to
Kingman, Arizona nearly 30 years ago. Ken enjoyed making memories with
family and friends, fishing, boating, traveling, camping, reading and
breakfast with his dear friends, “The Breakfast Club.”
After retiring from Ford Motor Company and being a local business
owner, Ken had a strong desire to help and lead his community where he
volunteered at Cornerstone Mission and the Kingman Rotary Club. Ken
loved the Lord and his family in Christ. He served as the president of
the Christian Motorcycle Association and as president of Living Word
Lutheran Church. His leadership, love and wit will always be
remembered by everyone he impacted.
He is preceded by his sister, Michelle Bourlier, Aunt Grace and his
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Cornerstone Mission in Ken’s
honor is encouraged. A virtual Zoom service will be held on Sunday,
January 10 at 1 p.m. A celebration of life will be held later in the
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