Dr. Arthur H. Kirk, 86, of Charlevoix, passed away on June 23, 2021. Art was born on September 15, 1934 in Detroit, MI, to Olaf and Helga, who had recently emigrated from Denmark. His parents, brother and sister are all deceased. Private services will be held at a later date, and Art will be laid to rest next to his parents and sister at White Chapel Memorial Garden in Troy, MI.
Art proudly served eight years in the United States Navy. His service was in Japan and South East Asia after WWII.
Art obtained a Specialist and Doctorate Degree in Education from Michigan State University and worked for the Michigan Department of Education as a Consultant in Curriculum Design and Management. Art taught Computer Technology classes at Lansing Community College.
He enjoyed computers/technology, photography, fishing, traveling, reading, and spending time with friends. He was a kind hearted man who accepted and encouraged people from all walks of life. Art is survived by many close friends who loved and supported him through the years. He will be deeply missed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Hospice of Michigan.
Arrangements are in the care of the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Please sign his online guestbook at www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com