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Karla Ann Steinke, 45, of Allegan, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 at home.

The daughter of Carl & Sharon (Town) Burkhead, she  was born July 16, 1973 in Allegan. She will be remembered for her love and passion of elephants.

Karla was preceded in death by her father; and step-father, Dick Crisman. She is survived by her mother; significant other, Dan Johnson; son, Richard Steinke; brothers, Mike Burkhead, Terry Burkhead, and Gilbert Burkhead; sister, Renda Raab; and many other loving family and friends.

Honoring her wishes cremation has taken place. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Karla’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Tonya Fuentes. (Powers) on September 21, 2018 at 12:03 am

    This was so hard to hear. I grew up with Karla in Allegan. I lived in the trailer park on M89. Will be keeping the whole family in my prayers!!!!

  2. Lisa Vissers on September 22, 2018 at 7:31 pm

    Sorry for your loss Karla was a beautiful sweet person with a big heart she will be greatly missed.

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