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Paul Duane Calkin

October 22, 1982 - June 10, 2020

 

 

Paul Duane Calkin of Cadillac passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 10, 2020 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was 37.

Paul was born on October 22, 1982 in Cadillac to Mark J. & Kathleen G (Fredell) Calkin.

Paul has lived all his life in the Cadillac area and graduated from Cadillac High School in 2001 where he played football and was a member of the undefeated team in 2000. Paul had been employed at Wildcat Construction, Thunder Bay Tree Service and also worked for various other construction companies over the years in the Cadillac area.

He enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, wood working and was artistic using his talents drawing. But most of all he loved spending time with his children and family.

Paul is survived by 2 children: Hunter Calkin and Caci Calkin of Cadillac; his parents, Mark & Kathleen Calkin of Cadillac; his brother, Mark (Maegan) Calkin, Jr. of Manton; his sister, Nicole “Nikki” (Justin) McCormick of Cadillac; his grandfather, Richard “Dick” Fisk of Cadillac; nieces & nephews: Hailey, Ryan, and Ruth Calkin, Harlee Jones, Gavin, Isabella & Mya McCormick; and many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and a special Uncle, JD Fredell. Paul was preceded in death by his grandparents: Gerald & Beverly Fredell and Rollie & Edna Calkin.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.


Guest Book

  • ELSIE MOORE - DEVON - AND FAMILY - Jun 11th, 2020 4:05 pm

    "Our hearts ache and we cry with you. So very, very sorry for your loss. Peace."

  • The Gravlins - Jun 11th, 2020 6:50 pm

    "Paul is a amazing son, dad, uncle and friend to many. His work on Earth is done. Fly high Paul you've earned your wings."

  • Patrick and Donna McCormick - Jun 12th, 2020 7:26 am

    ""We wish to pass on our condolences to the family of Paul Calkin. We did not know Paul, but have been blessed to know and cherish his sister, Nikki and daughter, Caci. We hold his family in our thoughts and prayers""

  • Karla Rossell Wright ( Powers) - Jun 12th, 2020 12:59 pm

    "So sorry Mark, Kathy and family. I'm in shock of the loss of Paul(Pauly) I can still remember him as a little boy when you were our neighbors. Always was a very cute and Sweet kid! My heart goes out to you! Fly high Paul! Love, hugs and prayers!"

  • Karla Rossell Wright ( Powers) - Jun 12th, 2020 1:00 pm

    "So sorry Mark, Kathy and family. I'm in shock of the loss of Paul(Pauly) I can still remember him as a little boy when you were our neighbors. Always was a very cute and Sweet kid! My heart goes out to you! Fly high Paul! Love, hugs and prayers!"

  • Heather and Hunter - Jun 12th, 2020 1:13 pm

    "We love you. May you fly high with your wings. Forever in our hearts. Rest in Paradise Dad."

  • Ash and Deb Abou - Jun 12th, 2020 1:14 pm

    "We have known Paul since he was 14. Ash hired him to work at Kmart when he was 16. He proved to be an avid employee. He was full of potential and a hard worker. Ash not only had a working relationship with Paul but also a friendship. We will miss his pleasant way and wonderful smile. Condolences to Mark and Kathy and the family and friends of Paul. Today a part of our hearts will never be the same. Ash and Debbie Abou "

  • Nicole Neibauer - Jun 12th, 2020 5:53 pm

    "My condolences to your family. You will be GREATLY missed Paul!! I love you so much! R.I.P. "

  • Cindy Rose - Jun 12th, 2020 6:38 pm

    "My thoughts and prayers and deepest sympathy are with the Calkin Family "

  • Cindy Rose - Jun 12th, 2020 6:51 pm

    "My thoughts and prayers and deepest sympathy are with the Calkin Family "

  • Joseph M. Gunnerson - Jun 13th, 2020 10:29 pm

    "I've had the privilege to be a small but big part in my heart with knowing and growing up with Paul having been mark his older brother as a great friend and would like to wish Cathy, Mark Sr, Mark Jr., and Niki my deepest thoughts and prayers and hope his children can go on knowing that he's a part of their lives no matter what. RIP buddy "

  • Amanda Southwick - Jun 15th, 2020 12:48 am

    "Paul was an amazing person and awesome friend. You will be severly missed. Another great soul taken to soon. Fly high bro. Till we meet again! My heart goes heart 💓 goes out to all the family and friends. May we all somehow find peace. "

  • Julie D. - Jun 16th, 2020 11:03 am

    "To the family of Paul Calkin, I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in knowing that "God is close to the brokenhearted" (Psalms 34:18), and may you find peace in the hope of the resurrection (John 11:23-25). "

  • Cindy Guernsey - Jun 18th, 2020 3:30 am

    "I am so very sorry to hear about Paul . Will be praying for you and your family."

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