Obituaries Archive

Luis Benitez

July 6, 2017

A visitation will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, July 14, 2017 beginning at 3:00 PM, immediately followed by a memorial service beginning at 5:00 PM.

Linida M. Slocum

July 5, 2017

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM with a funeral service beginning at 12:30 PM.

William "Jeffrey" Marshall

July 2, 2017

Jeff will be laid to rest privately at Oakhill Cemetery in Orangeville, Thursday 7/13/17 at 1:00 PM.

Richard "Dick" C. Klenoski Sr.

July 1, 2017

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and interment will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at a later date.

Carolyn Lee Smith

July 1, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled.

Abelardo "Abe" Olivares

June 29, 2017

In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday July 15, 2017, beginning at 11:00 AM, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St, Kalamazoo, MI 49001, with Fr. Michael Hazard officiating.

Frank "Franco" Bullard

June 28, 2017

A service to celebrate his life will be held on Monday, July 3, 2017, at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 AM with Josiah Sohlden officiating. He will be laid to rest privately at Riverside Cemetery.

Shelda R. Korteway

June 28, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Lawton Evangelical Church in Lawton, MI at 12 PM. There will be an hour of visitation prior to the service,

Donald E. Powers

June 27, 2017

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Lois E. Ritsema

June 23, 2017

A funeral service will be held at Centerpoint Church, 2345 N. 10th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Dar VanderWal officiating. Private interment will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Visiting hour

Marilyn J. Young

June 23, 2017

Cremation has taken place and a private graveside service will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest at a later date.

Lyle George "Phil" Smalley

June 21, 2017

A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Vicksburg Cemetery North beginning at 11:30 AM. A time of visitation at the funeral home will precede the graveside service from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.

Ruby L. Miller

June 19, 2017

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, June 23, 2017, beginning at 11:00 AM; Pastor Wayne Michaels officiating. Interment will follow at Grand Prairie Cemetery.

Pauline "Polly" H. Ray

June 16, 2017

A memorial visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, July 28, 2017, beginning at 11:00 AM. Polly and Vern will be laid to rest together

Janet W. St. John

June 14, 2017

A private family committal service will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park.

Randell D. Hollister

June 12, 2017

A memorial was held on Friday June 16 in Mendon, MI.

Bernard H. Valence

June 9, 2017

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and private family services will be held.

Christine Nelson

June 9, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and she will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. A family celebration of her life will take place at a later date.

Brenda K. Hudson

June 7, 2017

A memorial service to celebrate Brenda’s life will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, beginning at 4:00 PM, at the Family Worship Center Church of God, 5841 E. H Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49048.

William L. Vigen

June 6, 2017

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest privately with Sherry at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park North.

Gene A. Heilman

June 6, 2017

Passed away at home on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest privately at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to any local veteran group, c/o the funeral home.

David Andy Havice

June 5, 2017

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on August 12, 2017, at 2:00 PM, at Trowbridge Township Hall in Allegn. He will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery on August

Patricia L. Hart

June 4, 2017

Pursuant to her wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will greet friends in celebration of Pat’s life at a gathering at the home of Judy and Doug Labs on Saturday June 17, 2017 from 3 to 7 p.m. A private graveside service will be held separ

Helen Rachel Whitby

June 4, 2017

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home; Pastor Larry Brelje will officiate. Interment will take place at Comstock Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home one hour

James C. Bock

June 2, 2017

A committal service with full military honors will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM (those planning to attend should meet at the funeral assembly area of the cemetery by 10:45 AM). A celebration