Obituaries Archive

Loren C. Locke

January 22, 2021

A memorial service to honor Loren’s life will be held on Friday, January 29, 2021, beginning at 1:30 PM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 12:30 PM, one hour prior to the service....

Mildred O. Dentler

January 22, 2021

In accordance with her wish she will be laid to rest with her husband William at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the Loaves and Fishes, c/o the funeral home....

Doris R. Bernlohr

January 21, 2021

Per her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held when it is safe to gather. The family wishes to thank the caring staff at the Friendship Village Woodside Special-Care Unit and the Health Center, both before and during the c...

Beth Ann Hoekman

January 21, 2021

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service will be scheduled in the near future when it is safe to do so. Memorial contributions may be made to Second Christian Reformed Church, c/o the funeral home. Friends and f...

Daniel C. Losure

January 20, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place, and a gathering to celebrate Dan’s life will be held in the near future when it is safe to do so. Memorial contributions may be made to the Childhood Leukemia Foundation or Grace Hospice, c/...

Juana Maria Hernandez

January 19, 2021

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 936 Lake Street, Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family on Monday, January 25, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Jo...

Phyllis J. Davis

January 18, 2021

In accordance with her wish, Phyllis made a gift of herself to the Anatomical Donation Program at the University of Michigan Medical School. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

Richard R. King

January 16, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and there will be no official ceremony. A small gathering of memory will be held at Rich’s home for family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Glioblastoma Foundation in ca...

Edith Ballard

January 15, 2021

A celebration of her life will be held later in the year for family and friends who say, Vi elsker dig, Mom, Grandmother, Maw-Maw, Aunt Edith, Edith.   Those wishing to make a lasting gift in Edith's memory are asked to consider a contrib...

Robin C. Halbert

January 15, 2021

The family is planning a memorial service to be held in the spring at a time when it is safe for us to all be together again.  Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Gospel Mission or National Kidney Foundation, c/o the funeral home. &nb...

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Raymond K. Carruth

January 14, 2021

Ray will be interred at Ft. Custer National Cemetery during a private family ceremony. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

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Norman W. Dommer

January 13, 2021

The family is planning a graveside service at Ft. Custer National Cemetery when it is safe for us to all be together again.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home....

Dawn J. Liggett

January 11, 2021

A graveside service will be held later this year. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home....

James R. Buchanan

January 11, 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, a celebration of life will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Rose Arbor Hospice at www.hospiceswmi.org; American Red Cross of Kalamazoo, 5640 Venture Ct, Kalam...

Charles N. VanAvery

January 11, 2021

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Charlie’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association or to an animal welfare charity of one's choice.  ...

Sandra L. Hamlin

January 9, 2021

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.  ...

Paula P. Hernandez

January 8, 2021

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a Mass of Christian burial will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with Msgr. Michael Hazard and Father Antony Rajesh  officiating, on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Paula will ...

Anthony McDonald

January 7, 2021

A service is being planned for a future date. Memorial contributions may be given to Kalamazoo Senior Services....

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Hugh Meints

January 7, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service to honor his life will take place at 2:00 p.m., January 23, 2021 at Cherry Creek Community Church. For those that cannot attend in person, you may tune in to Cherry Creek...

Kenneth R. Adams

January 5, 2021

The family is planning a private family gathering in his honor. Memorial contributions may be made to Otsego VFW #3030, c/o the funeral home....

Richard A. Davidson

January 3, 2021

A graveside memorial service will be held this spring or summer at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Kalamazoo. If you would like to attend, please email the Davidson family at wingsrich1997@gmail.com. Memorial contributions may be given to Salvation Army of K...

Helen L. Snape

January 3, 2021

A celebration of Helen’s life will be held in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to Park Village Pines, Kalamazoo, MI, c/o the funeral home. JOLDERSMA & KLEIN 917 S. Burdick Street Kalamazoo, MI 49001 343-2628...

David J. Shirey

January 1, 2021

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1628 East G Ave., Parchment, at 11:00 a.m. with Msgr. Mike Hazard as Celebrant. Interment at South Portage Cemetery.  To make a lasting memorial...

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Donald DeWolf

January 1, 2021

A private family committal service with military honors will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission or the Paul DeWolf Memorial Scholarship Fund at University of...

Margaret A. Olds-Muse

January 1, 2021

Cremation has taken place and a private internment and memorial will be announced in the summer. Donations may be made in her memory to Rose Arbor Hospice of Kalamazoo, the COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Fund, or any charity of your choice....