Obituaries Archive


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Charles P. Willis

October 17, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM. A time of visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Inurnment with full military

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Mark R. Bonhomme

October 16, 2018

Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1628 East G Ave., Parchment, MI 49004. Fr. James O’Leary celebrant. Private interment with military honors will be at Ft. Custer Nati

Arthur F. Ziehlke

October 15, 2018

A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home.

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Max A. Doolittle

October 14, 2018

A gathering to celebrate Max’s life will be held on Thursday, October 18 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, followed by a graveside committal ceremony with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta

Harold E. Morgan

October 14, 2018

A committal service will take place in the chapel at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South in Kalamazoo on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Memorial contributions in Harold’s memory may be made to Hospice of Holland, c/o the funeral home.

Margaret M. Scofield

October 14, 2018

A Mass to celebrate her life will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018, beginning at 1:00 PM, at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 209 S. Brown St., Paw Paw, MI 49079. A Rosary Service will be held prior to the service beginning at 12:00 PM. Memorial contr

Sherry L. Steele

October 9, 2018

In accordance with her wish’s cremation will take place and private family services will be held. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

Cheryl D. Neal

October 7, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Centerpoint City Church, 326 W. Cork St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001.  Visitation will take place at the church on Thursday, October 11 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM a

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Jack Zabel

October 6, 2018

The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 10:30 to 12:30 PM, with interment following at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at 1:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o the

Elleen M. (Smit) French

October 5, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate Elleen’s life and faith will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Second Christian Reformed Church, 3015 Nichols Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004, with the Rev. Tom Koning officiating. Private burial will take

Betty L. Hutson

October 4, 2018

No public service is planned at this time, but memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan or the Morris Animal Foundation, c/o Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home.

Daniel Scott Kemp

October 3, 2018

Cremation will take place and there will be no formal service held. The family asks that you remember Dan in your own special way. Blessings and Light.

Jason B. Springer

October 3, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Voyage Church, 6339 Atlantic Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, Pastor Dave Bruininks officiating. Private interment will take place at Portage South Cemetery.

Donald G. East

October 1, 2018

A time of visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, October 5, 2018 beginning at 11:00 AM, followed by a funeral service at 1:00 PM. Entombment will be at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contributions

Vickie L. Ling

September 30, 2018

A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to a local animal shelter of your choice.

Dava J. Thomas

September 26, 2018

The family is planning a private gathering at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to The Laurels of Galesburg, c/o the funeral home.

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Roland DeVries

September 25, 2018

A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 1, 2018, beginning at 11:30 AM at Second Christian Reformed Church, 3015 Nichols Rd., Kalamazoo, MI. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Sunday, September 30, 2018, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.

Willodean A. Grand

September 24, 2018

A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew Community Church, 3631 Covington Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49001, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM; the Rev. James Dyke officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Community Church or

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Ernest A. McLeary

September 23, 2018

The family is planning a private service at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to, Ministry with Community, c/o the funeral home.

James D. Rutherford

September 21, 2018

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Comstock, with Pastor Dean Sanford officiating.  The church is located at 630 Moline St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048.  Memorials may be ma

Lois C. DeDoes

September 21, 2018

A visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, followed by a graveside service at West Cooper Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Reverence Home Health and Hosp

Ronald L. Heath

September 20, 2018

A family graveside service was held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan (www.hospiceswmi.org). A

Linda L. McCormick

September 17, 2018

Friends and family will be received at the Otsego VFW Post 3030, 124 N. Farmer St., Otsego, MI 49078, on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM for a luncheon with a dish to pass. Memorial contributions may be made to Wings Home Hospice in

Margaret R. Rautanen

September 16, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate Margaret’s life and honor her faith will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Bethany Reformed Church, 1833 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001, Pastor Ron Lugten and Reverend Dr. Joseph Posta officia

Bernice Wadley

September 15, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at Mount Everest Memorial Park located at 3941 South Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. All are encouraged to l