Obituaries Archive

Stanley L. Seekman

September 19, 2021

Cremation has taken place. The cremains of Stan and Rene will be buried together in a private service at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Memorial contributions in Stan’s memory may be given to Senior Care Partners PACE or Rose Arbor Hospice Residen...

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Franklin D R Root

September 18, 2021

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Joldersma and Klein Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at the funeral home, one hour prior to the service. Interment with full military honors will take place at Ft. Cust...

Beverly J. Flegel

September 18, 2021

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home beginning at 12:00 p.m. ...

Elfriede T. Hughes

September 17, 2021

Elfriede will be laid to rest next to her daughter at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park - North, on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan....

Donald P. VanSweringen

September 17, 2021

No services are being planned at this time.  Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Humane Society, c/o the funeral home....

Dawn M. Miner

September 16, 2021

No services are being planned. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society....

Janis Kukainis

September 15, 2021

A memorial service for Janis Kukainis will be held in the near future and, the time and date will be announced soon.  Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be directed to either the Latvian Ev. Lutheran United Church of Kalamazoo or the Kala...

James "Jim" R. Michaud

September 14, 2021

At this time no formal services are being planned.  Jim will be laid to rest at All Saints Cemetery in Northfield, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice....

David J. Meyer

September 14, 2021

A private memorial service to honor his life will be held and he will be laid to rest at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, c/o the funeral home. ...

George B. Ackley Jr.

September 13, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a private family gathering will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

Joyce E. Wolthuis

September 12, 2021

A service in witness to Joyce’s life and faith will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Texas Corners Bible Church, 7780 S. 8th St, Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family following the service at the church.  Joyce will be l...

Nancy S. Wilkey

September 12, 2021

A private family committal service will take place at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens in Battle Creek, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Michigan Cancer Center....

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Robert Bruce Binns

September 10, 2021

A Memorial Service will be held at First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo at a later date.  Bruce will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery where full military honors will be rendered. Contributions in memory of Bruce may be made to K...

Kay M. Bowden

September 10, 2021

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 17, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Haven Church, 5350 N. Sprinkle Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004, with Pastor John Sparks officiating. Interment will follow at East Cooper Cemetery. Visitation will take place at th...

Christopher A. "Chunky" Barnes

September 9, 2021

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

Keith L. Wenger

September 8, 2021

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Harrison Cemetery in Climax. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 fro...

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Robert J. Roskam

September 7, 2021

A funeral service will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home prior to the service beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment with full military honors ...

Peggy I. Hemenway

September 6, 2021

The family is planning a memorial to be held at a later time. Peggy lived with Schizophrenia for over 40 years and in lieu of flowers or gifts the family asks that you honor her memory by a memorial gift made to  Memorial Fund for Peggy Irene Hemenw...

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John L. Ramgren

September 6, 2021

Age 73, passed away on September 6, 2021, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, MI. He was born in Kalamazoo, the son of Harold and Helen Ramgren. He graduated from Vicksburg High School and then served in Vietnam. Upon returning home he made S...

Robert A. "Bobby" Cape

September 6, 2021

At the age of 57, Robert (Bobby) Cape passed away on September 6, 2021, at Lakeview Hospital surrounded by loved ones. Robert was born in San Bernardino, CA to Bobby and Katherine (Bunevich) Cape.  He was a hard worker who enjoyed his career as a b...

Mary A. Smyser

September 4, 2021

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 321 W. South Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Mary will be laid to rest at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, Mary has requested...

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Howard J. McCann

September 3, 2021

Howard will be laid to rest next to his wife at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Michigan....

Laurie A. Laymon

September 3, 2021

A celebration of Laurie’s life will take place on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at Grange Hall, 3234 North 3rd St., Oshtemo, MI 49078, the service will begin at 3:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to th...

Thomas E. Mackey

September 2, 2021

There will be a service of remembrance of Tom’s life and faith at the family home, 5610 East H Ave., Kalamazoo on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan’s Purse or Calvary Chapel of Kalamazoo V...

Dorothy E. Hay

August 31, 2021

Cremation will take place and Dorothy will be laid to rest privately at Blue Ridge Twp. Cemetery in Mansfield, IL....