Michael Richard Kahla

August 27, 1942 - January 17, 2024

Michael Richard Kahla passed away on January 17, 2024, in Winnie, Texas. Born on August 27, 1942, to Erwin and Eula (Harrington) Kahla, he graduated from East Chambers High School in 1960. Although he initially pursued college for three years, he chose to step out and assist his parents at home. In 1963, he was drafted into the Army, where he dedicated his service. Following his military tenure, Michael ventured into entrepreneurship, establishing his own construction company.

Later in life, he discovered joy in residing in Mexico, where he spent many fulfilling years. In 2019, he returned to Winnie, making it his home until his passing.

He leaves behind his daughter, Nicole Colvin and her husband, Zac, as well as his cherished grandchildren: Colton, Carson, Cash, Max, and Braxton. The family extends heartfelt gratitude to the staff at the Arboretum of Winnie.

Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Erwin and Eula (Harrington) Kahla, as well as his three older brothers, Gilbert, Harold, and Everett Kahla, along with his sister-in-law Juanita Kahla.

Mr. Kahla’s cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie.


Broussard’s Crematorium
  • 5150, Stivers Dr, Beaumont, TX, 77705,

Comments (9)

    Randy Dailey says:

    Dad And His Family Were Life Long Dad Said Mike Used To Sale Tomatoes In High Island When He Was Young Dad Always Called Him (Tomato 🍅 Charlie) RIP Our Friend Tell Everyone Hello

    Mazie East says:

    Praying for the family. He was loved by all.

    Betty Gaspard Peebles says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Kahla family. The Gaspard family

    Scott Kahla says:

    R I P Uncle Mike. You’re one of my first heroes with your ’68 LT1 Corvette. You had the Chad Everett Hollywood good looks combined with the cool of Steve McQueen. I will miss you.

    Carolyn Hudson says:

    So sorry about your dad.He was a great person to take care of.He loved to talk about
    all of the people he knew.Was a great person.His pains are no longer there.May he rest in peace.

    Laura Kahla Polk says:

    Praying for the family. He was loved by ours. 🙏🏼💔🙏🏼

    Melissa Murphy says:

    I’m going to miss him whooping it up and keeping us all entertained. He was a sweet man who kept us laughing with his words.

    Eileen macdonald says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss – losing a father is so difficult. May he rest in peace.

    Frank and Barb Banta says:

    Dear Nicole, we are very sorry to learn about your father’s death. We send prayers of comfort to you and your beautiful family. May He Rest in Peace. Love always, Barb and Frank

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