Obituaries Archive

Kenneth Collison

March 12, 2017

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017, beginning at 2:00 PM, with a visitation one hour prior, at the Community Presbyterian Church (OPC), 2131 Alamo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI, 49006, with Pastor Tim Bero officiati

George E. Horn

March 11, 2017

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 beginning at 1:00 PM. Greenwood Reformed Church, 1815 Winton Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001.

Gerald P. Jolette

March 10, 2017

In accordance with Gerald’s wishes cremation will take place and no services are scheduled.

Paul D. Vermeulen

March 9, 2017

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A funeral service to celebrate Paul’s life will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, beginning at 2:00 PM with a visitation one hou

Shirley M. Tyndall

March 8, 2017

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at St. Martin of Tours Episcopal Church, 2010 Nichols Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004; Mother Mary Perrin officiating.

Margaret Bodnar

March 5, 2017

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Private family interment will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.

James E. Shaffer

March 4, 2017

A funeral service to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the funeral home beginning at 12:00 PM. A visitation will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Sandra J. Duryea

March 3, 2017

A memorial celebration will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, beginning at 12:00 PM, at Spring Valley Church, 5240 Mt. Olivet Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004, with Pastor Kyle Wartella officiating. A visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to

Martin Hammon

March 3, 2017

A Memorial service will be planned later.

Ethel A. Scott

March 3, 2017

Visitation will be held at the funeral home Monday, March 6 at 5 pm, concluding with a Trisagion Service at 7 pm. The funeral will be held on March 7 at 11 am at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 507 South Westnedge Avenue.

Robert C. Thompson

February 27, 2017

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a celebration of his life will be held on Monday, March 6, 2017, beginning at 11:00 AM, at Valley Family Church, 2500 Vincent Ave., Portage, MI 49024 with Pastor Pam Roe. A visitation will b

Isabelle H. Sheppard

February 26, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and no service is planned.

Richard "Dick" R. Albert

February 24, 2017

A memorial service to celebrate Dick’s life will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 504 South Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, with Pastors Ken Johnson and Jake Lehman officiating. A memorial visitation

Laura Joling

February 24, 2017

A memorial service will be held at Laura’s church, First United Methodist Church of Plainwell, 200 Park St., Plainwell, MI 49080 on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 11:30 AM with Pastor Kathy Brown officiating. Private interment will take place at West Coo

Peggy Ann Beilby

February 23, 2017

Cremation will take place and a family committal service will be held at Genesee Prairie Cemetery at a later date.

Fay "Goldie" Hubert Reichenbach

February 22, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place and she will be laid to rest at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park at a later date.

Julia E. Smith

February 21, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and private interment will be at Mt. Home Cemetery in Otsego.

Richard W. Bell

February 19, 2017

A gathering to celebrate Richard’s life will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Comstock VFW Post 6252, 5990 East Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49048. Private interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Ka

Margie A. Shugars

February 18, 2017

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma and Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Private interment will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the f

Maria R. Leyva

February 17, 2017

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017, at Radiant Church, 8157 East DE Ave., Richland, MI 49083, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. A memorial service beginning at 4:00 PM will follow, with Pastor Jon Zondervan officiating.

Colleen M. Crampton

February 16, 2017

A memorial service will be held at St. Ambrose Church, 1628 East G Avenue, Parchment, MI on Saturday, March 4 at 11:00 a.m., with a luncheon in the parish hall to follow.

Louis C. Stratton Sr.

February 13, 2017

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and private burial will be held at a later date.

Yvonne Marie Kochanczyk

February 10, 2017

A time of visitation and sharing will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, 1150 W. Centre Ave., Portage, MI 49024 beginning at 10:00 AM with a memorial Mass to follow at 11:00 AM. A continued time of fellowshi

Vernice Lucille Hanthorn

February 10, 2017

At her request cremation has taken place. A celebration of Vernice’s life will take place at a future date.

Toni L. Lunsford

February 9, 2017

A memorial service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Comstock. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.