Obituaries Archive

Marian J. Peterson

June 5, 2023

A committal service will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan on Monday, June 19, 2023 at 11:30 AM (those planning to attend should meet at the funeral assembly area of the cemetery by 11:15 AM). Memorial contributions in Mari...
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Nora Brown

June 4, 2023

A graveside service is being planned for Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, Hillsdale. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Jayne J. Stannard

June 4, 2023

In accordance with her 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....

Charles E. Reynolds

June 2, 2023

A memorial visitation to honor and celebrate Charles’s life will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, June 24, 2023, from 11:30 to 1:30 PM. Memorial contributions may be given to the Centrica Care Navigators Hospice, c/o the f...
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Lila C. Whitaker

May 30, 2023

A memorial service to honor and celebrate Lila's life will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023, beginning at 3:00 PM at Peoples Church 1758 10th St N, Kalamazoo, MI 49009. A time of visitation and fellowship will follow until 6:00 PM. ...
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Karen Graham-Taylor

May 30, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate Karen’s life will be held on Friday, June 9, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Private interment will be at Riverside Cem...

Karen J. Kimball

May 28, 2023

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and no services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Southwest Michigan, Kalamazoo Animal Rescue or the Kalamazoo Humane Society, c/o the funeral home.  ...
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Frank Hudson

May 28, 2023

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Monday, June 5, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, in c/o th...

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Michael L. Luteyn

May 26, 2023

A Celebration of Life will be held, with the date and time to be announced shortly. Mike will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, in c/o the funeral home....
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Anna Mae Miller

May 26, 2023

Please join us on Sunday, June 25, 2023, at the Fountains at Bronson Place, 1700 Bronson Way in Kalamazoo for a memorial service at 4:00 pm. Let’s do the Anna Mae thing and have a grand time visiting with each other and sharing your favorite storie...
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Jason Tinklenberg

May 25, 2023

A Time of Remembrance will be held on what would have been Jason’s 50th birthday, Wednesday, November 8, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Friends may greet the family during that t...

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Dr. Stephen Matyas Jr.

May 24, 2023

A funeral service to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Joldersma & Klein (J&K) Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001. Interment will follow with military honors at Mount Ever-R...

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T. Kenneth Young

May 22, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 12:00 PM at First Congregational Church, 345 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Visitation hours will take place at the church on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 from 4:00...
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H. Fred Miller Jr.

May 21, 2023

Cremation will take place and no services are being held....
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Taylor Anne Dragicevich

May 20, 2023

A Celebration of Taylor’s life will be held on Friday, June 2, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Schrier Park, 850 W. Osterhout Rd., Portage. In lieu of memorial contributions or flowers, do something kind for someone in Taylor’s memory. Help ...
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Morris "Moe", "Bill" Giddings

May 19, 2023

A celebration of life will take place at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1527 at 1920 E. Kilgore Service Rd. in Kalamazoo on Saturday, June 10th from 2pm - 6pm. Memorial donations can be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1527 at the same ad...
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Arthur M. Davidson

May 18, 2023

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. A time of visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 PM. Memorial contributions in Art...

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Gary R. Rich

May 18, 2023

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Gary's name to Grace Lutheran Church, Vietnam Veterans Chapter 583 (Alpena), or the Human Rights Campaign. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2023 from 4:00 to 8:...

Kathryn Rowan

May 18, 2023

Per Kathy's wishes, cremation has taken place and no memorial service will be held. An organization that was close to her heart is Doctor's Without Borders. Donations can be made via their website, telephone or mail....

Jean Rus

May 17, 2023

A funeral service in witness to Jean’s life and faith will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service beginning...

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Timothy J. Doonan

May 16, 2023

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. noon 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 11:00 a.m...

Mary Ellen Overbeek

May 16, 2023

A memorial service will be held at Bethany Reformed Church on June 3, 2023 at 1:00. A brief time of fellowship with the family will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Camp Geneva Scholarship Fund (campgeneva.org), 3995 Lakeshore...
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Gordon J. Hoeksema

May 13, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, May 26, 2023, beginning at 10:30 a.m., at Lakeland Reformed Church, 10442 S. Sprinkle Rd., Vicksburg, MI 49097; Pastor Kent Sanders officiating. Memorial contributions in Gordon’s mem...

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Melvin Johnson

May 12, 2023

The family is planning a Celebration of Life on Sunday, June 4th between 11:00-2:00 at the Paw Paw Fire Station 832 S. Gremps St. Paw Paw, MI 49079. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paw Paw Fire Fighters Association or the American Legion Po...

Victoria M. Bell

May 9, 2023

No service is being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society or Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes, in c/o the fu...