Obituaries Archive


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Gary J. DeYoung

March 20, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and a graveside service with full military honors will be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery, on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at.3:00 p.m. Those wishing to attend are asked to arrive to the corte...
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Linda L. Merriam (Parker/Jessup)

March 19, 2021

A Memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions and flowers may be sent to her daughter, Shauna Muncy at 13137 Spruce St., Vicksburg, MI 49097....
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Bonnie Conway

March 18, 2021

In accordance with her wishes, a celebration of life will be held at a later date in the summer. The family requests that you share a memory of Bonnie in the online guestbook on this page, by clicking on “guestbook” and following the prompts....
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Tierney Fiona Thompson

March 17, 2021

In accordance with the family’s wishes, cremation has taken place. There are no services scheduled for Tierney at this time. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Children’s Heart Foundation, care of the funeral home. Please consider a condol...
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Roselee Bundy

March 17, 2021

No service is being planned at this time. Roselee’s cremated remains will be scattered in Alaska by her family. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, in c/o the funeral home....
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Donna K. Jager

March 17, 2021

The family is planning a graveside service to be held at a later date at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park, where Donna will be laid to rest next to her parents.  Memorial contributions may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, c/o the funeral h...

Alex B. Morris

March 16, 2021

There will be no service at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous, in c/o the funeral home....
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Helen M. Nickols

March 15, 2021

In accordance with Helen’s wish, cremation will take place and no services are scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society....
3 Messages

Jeffrey C. Mitchell

March 15, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a gathering to celebrate Jeff’s memory will be held later on, this spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to offset the funeral expenses, care of the funeral home. Pleas...

Rev. Leons Viksne

March 14, 2021

A memorial graveside service to honor his life will be held on March 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo. Rev. Aija Graham will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran ...

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Wenford "Butch" Abbs

March 11, 2021

Butch will be laid to rest at a private service at Fort Custer National Cemetery.  A celebration of his life will take place on March 18, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. –5:00 p.m. at the VFW Post 1527 1920 E Kilgore Rd., Kalamazoo, MI....
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Mark A. Miller

March 11, 2021

No service is being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan....
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Elaine M. Sweetland (Kooi)

March 10, 2021

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions may be given to the National Down Syndrome Society or Gryphon Place....

Lois Smith

March 7, 2021

In accordance with her wish cremation has taken place and no services are being held.  Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice, c/o the funeral home.  ...
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Robert L. James

March 4, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a gathering to celebrate his life will beheld later on in the spring when it is safe to do so. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to Right to Life of Southwest Michigan, c...
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Carol E. Sherman

March 4, 2021

A service to witness to Carol’s life and faith will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Bethany Reformed Church, 1833 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo. Interment will be at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park South.  Memorial contributions may be ...

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Tracey "Doc" Doxzon

March 3, 2021

Doc will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, c/o of the funeral home...
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Edith V. Pontius

March 1, 2021

The family is planning a graveside service later this spring at West Cooper Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest with her son. Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association....
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Solvega M. Sanchez

March 1, 2021

The family is planning a memorial event at a later date. She will be laid to rest at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, with her son Roberto. Memorial contributions may be made to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, c/o the funeral home....
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Virginia A. Davis

March 1, 2021

A memorial service to celebrate Virginia’s life will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM. A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Social distancing guid...
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MaryLou VanderPloeg

February 28, 2021

A visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Monday, March 8, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Private interment will take place at Trowbridge Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Kairos Dwelling....

Kendall H. Lewis

February 27, 2021

The family is grateful for the loving care Ken received from the staff at Home Joy, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, and Rose Arbor Hospice.  Private services will be conducted by Joldersma and Klein Funeral Home....
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Richard O. Grogg

February 27, 2021

A graveside service for Dick will take place on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Those wishing to attend his service are asked to socially distance and wear the required face covering. Memorial contri...

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Robert L. Sanders

February 26, 2021

Bob will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be given to Wounded Warrior Project....

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Peter Vavla

February 25, 2021

A private funeral and visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Entombment will be with his wife at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or St. Jude Childre...