Obituaries Archive

Peter J. Van Tuyl

February 11, 2018

A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Netherlands Reformed Congregation, 108 Pratt Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49001. Interment with military honors will follow at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held a

Elizabeth M. Mero

February 11, 2018

A memorial mass will be held on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001; Msgr. Michael Hazard celebrant. A time of visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service.

John Reit Smeda

February 9, 2018

According to his wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday April 7th at Heritage Reformed Church beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Richard Gary Irwin

February 9, 2018

A memorial service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM, with visitation taking place 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment will take place at a later date at Battle Creek Memorial Park.

Orville J. Richardson

February 8, 2018

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM; Rev. Donna Keyte officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. A time of visitation will take place at the funeral home one ho

John L. Fink

February 8, 2018

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a memorial visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, February 18, 2018, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Monday, February 19, 2018,

Leslie Lowder

February 5, 2018

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, February 12, 2018, beginning at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating.

Barbara Ann Hughes

February 3, 2018

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and no services are scheduled.

Eugene Britton

February 2, 2018

A service to celebrate his life will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM, with visitation taking place one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South.

Mary L. Sharp

February 1, 2018

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 3000 W. Main St., Kalamazoo, MI 49006. Interment will be at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. A time of visitation will be held at Joldersma &am

Josefina Clemente Mendoza

February 1, 2018

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, February 9, 2018, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. THE 6:00 - 8:00 PM VISITATION HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Februa

King Charles White

January 30, 2018

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018, beginning at 11:00 AM, at First United Methodist Church, 212 S Park St W, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, with Rev. Dan Duncan officiating.

Maxine E. DeForrest

January 30, 2018

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Private interment will be at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.

Robert "Bob" Warner

January 28, 2018

A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, February 1, 2018, beginning at 11:00 AM. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00, one hour prior to the service. Interment in Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park.

John M. Toepper

January 28, 2018

A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001. Msgr. Michael Hazard celebrant. A time of visitation will take place at the church, one hour prior to th

Emmitt L. Martin

January 28, 2018

In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place and he will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery on Friday, April 27, 2018, at 1:00 PM (please arrive in the assembly area at 12:45PM), a memorial gathering will follow at the Martin

Michael G. DeBlaey

January 24, 2018

A memorial service for Mike will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11 AM at Shawnee Park CRC, 2255 Tecumseh SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, Pastor Nicholas Hopkins officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service.

Rodolfo "Joe" Diaz Jr.

January 21, 2018

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a celebration gathering will be held of Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 2:00 to 6:00 PM, at the Antwerp Twp. Hall, 24821 Front St., Mattawan, MI 49071.

Richard Herbert Ellstrom

January 21, 2018

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 504 S. Westnedge, Kalamazoo, MI, with a luncheon to follow. Interment will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI at

Elizabeth Ann Priest

January 18, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and private family services will be held.

Gordon Patric

January 17, 2018

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, beginning at 10:30 AM, at Centerpoint Church, 2345 10th St. Kalamazoo, MI 49009. The family will receive f

Marilyn R. Lindley

January 15, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled. Interment will be held at a later date in Boughton Cemetery.

Dorothy J. Kallewaard

January 14, 2018

Interment of cremated remains will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Rd., Augusta, MI 49012, on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM (those planning to attend should meet at the funeral assembly area at 12:45 PM). Immediately follow

Marilyn J. Roseboom

January 11, 2018

A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Greenwood Reformed Church, 1815 Winton Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49001; Rev. Jon Loper will officiate. A time of visitation will take place at the church on Thursday, January 18, 20

John D. Newman

January 10, 2018

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, January 15, 2018, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. A private graveside service will follow.