Obituaries Archive

Sandra L. Elwell

August 14, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and a gathering for friends and family will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Sandra E. Packer

August 11, 2017

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

Ernie L. McClendon II

August 10, 2017

Cremation will take place and celebration of his life will be announced at a later date.

Michele A. Lantis

August 8, 2017

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Climax American Legion Post on Sunday August 13, 2017. A visitation with the family will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. A short ceremony will be held at 2:30 with a dinner following that.

Jeremy D. Smith

August 7, 2017

Cremation will take place and a committal service will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan; followed by a celebration of his life to be held at 2618 Asbury Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49048.

Sharon L. Headley

August 7, 2017

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and she will be laid to rest in Ft. Wayne at a later date.

George E. O'Bryan

August 4, 2017

A memorial service will take place in the chapel at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1150 W. Centre Ave., Portage, MI 49024, on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 4:00 PM. Interment with military honors will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at

Annette M. Waber

August 4, 2017

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place. A committal service for Annette and George will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at a later date.

Kathy Yvonne Ward

August 4, 2017

A celebration of life will be held in the future with time, date, and location to be determined.

Sherry L. Gilbert Gillespie

August 4, 2017

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.

Bert M. West

August 1, 2017

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, August 3, 2017 beginning at 5:30 PM. A time of visitation will take place prior to the service beginning at 5:00 PM.

Thomas A. Ross

July 30, 2017

A committal service with full military honors will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery on Monday, August 7, 2017, beginning at 10:30 AM (please arrive at the cemetery assembly area at 10:15 AM). A luncheon will follow at the Delton Memorial VF

Bruce E. Little

July 29, 2017

In accordance with his wishes Bruce will be laid to rest at Armstrong Chapel Cemetery in Ohio.

Ward A. Yearling

July 29, 2017

Family will meet for a graveside committal ceremony with full military honors on Friday August 4, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan.

Howard E. Hunt

July 29, 2017

In accordance with Howard’s wishes cremation will take place and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Nancy L. Adams

July 27, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and services will be held at a later date.

Michael Gazley

July 25, 2017

A celebration of Michael’s life will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Michael’s home, 123 Remine St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001.

Bertha M. Bos

July 21, 2017

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM at First Reformed Church of Portage, 7905 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage, MI 49002; with Rev. Clayton Smith officiating. Interment will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park

Barbara Maurer

July 15, 2017

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM at First Reformed Church of Portage, 7905 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage, MI 49002; with Rev. Clayton Smith officiating. Interment will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park

Scharlott V. Goff

July 13, 2017

Family will greet friends on July 15 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home for one hour followed by a graveside committal service at Hope Cemetery in Texas Township at 12:00 p.m. where she will be laid to rest next to her late husband, Glavis.

Jeanne Krasts

July 12, 2017

All are invited to a memorial graveside service at Cressey Cemetery, 10206 Cressey Rd, Plainwell, MI 49080, Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Following the service, family will greet guests at a memorial celebration of her life to be held from 3:00

Roger D. Cutler

July 11, 2017

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a memorial visitation will be held at Teri and Roger’s home beginning at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Douglas William Peterson

July 10, 2017

A memorial service to celebrate Douglas’s exceptional life is being planned and will be announced in August. Please send contact information for invitations to petersonmemorial@gmail.com.

Marilyn J. Showerman

July 7, 2017

A committal service will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM.

Aina Viksne

July 6, 2017

Services will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran United Church, 122 Cherry Hill St., Kalamazoo, MI 49006; beginning at 1:00 PM. Rev. Aija Graham will officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.