Obituaries Archive

Maryland A. Decker

November 2, 2020

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home. Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home 917 S. Burdick St. Kalama...

Lillian Wolfe

November 1, 2020

Lily Wolfe’s memorial will be announced at a later date. Donations in her honor may be given to the YWCA of Kalamazoo....

George J. Pedrolini

October 31, 2020

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. George will be laid to rest alongside his late wife at Mount Everest Memorial North. Due to the current guidelines, everyone who can medically...

Marilyn Pierce

October 31, 2020

No formal services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

Debra A. Pedrolini

October 30, 2020

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service in her honor will be held on Tuesday, November 10th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church located at 1150 West Centre Avenue in Portage, Michigan. Those...

Susan Lee Richardson

October 30, 2020

A private service will be held for the family at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, followed by interment at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. An open house to celebrate Susan’s life and visit with her family will take place on Saturday, November...

Cindy L. Morgan

October 28, 2020

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a celebration of her life will take place at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Morgan family (checks payable to Tina Morgan), c/o the funeral home....

Rita M. Brown

October 28, 2020

A funeral mass will be held for Rita Thursday, November 5, 2020, at St. Catherine’s of Siena in Portage, Michigan. Her final resting place will be in the family plot at St. Edwards Catholic Church of Mendon. In lieu of flowers memorial contribution...

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Jack W. Calhoun Jr.

October 27, 2020

A private service to commemorate Jack’s life will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 1527 in Portage, c/o the funeral home. Those wishing to view the service in real time are invited to ...

Mary Ann Bradstrom

October 27, 2020

The family is planning a memorial at a later time. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, c/o the funeral home....

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David L. Frame

October 25, 2020

A celebration of David’s life will take place at a later date. Interment will be at Ft. Custer National Cemetery....

Sally A. Conolly

October 25, 2020

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and Sally will be laid to rest with Gordon at Fort Custer National Cemetery on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. In accordance with the COVID19 restrictions, the cemetery requires all in ...

Paul J. Ruimveld

October 25, 2020

Cremation will take place and private family services will be held at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Second Christian Reformed Church, c/o the funeral home. ...

Ralph C. Brigance

October 24, 2020

A graveside committal service will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, beginning at 11:00 AM at Grand Prairie Cemetery in Kalamazoo, Michigan. A memorial service will be planned for a later date. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his o...

Michael C. Davis

October 23, 2020

No services are scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society....

Sophie G. Keyes

October 23, 2020

Sophie will be laid to rest next to her husband at St. John Catholic Cemetery in Jackson. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

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Robert W. Ross

October 21, 2020

The family is planning a celebration of Bob’s life to be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Comstock VFW Post 6252, c/o the funeral home....

Thomas Foster DeGroot

October 21, 2020

A private celebration of Tom’s life will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Kalamazoo YWCA Domestic Assault Program, c/o the funeral home. Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home 917 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo, MI ...

Ronald Eugene Reed

October 20, 2020

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place. There will be no memorial service at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Moon AFC or Guardian Finance & Advocacy Services of Kalamazoo, care of the funeral home. Please feel ...

Phyllis M. Mann

October 20, 2020

A gathering to celebrate Phyllis’ life will take place later next spring. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to South County Community Services for Seniors....

Lisa M. Bird

October 19, 2020

A private service will be held to commemorate Lisa’s life. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home. ...

Thomas E. Grubbs

October 19, 2020

The family is planning a private memorial to be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Branch County Substance Abuse Task Force, c/o the funeral home....

Robert W. Brown, Jr.

October 16, 2020

A graveside committal service will take place on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South, located on South Westnedge Avenue. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Michigan Cancer Center. ...

Kenneth W. Boston

October 13, 2020

Cremation will take place and private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Alano Club, c/o the funeral home....

Mary Sue "Susie" Miller (Dorgan)

October 13, 2020

In keeping with her wishes, Susie’s body will be cremated. A family gathering will be held in Summer 2021. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ascension Borgess Patient Assistance Fund, 1521 Gull Rd., MSB 300, Kalamazoo MI 49048, or to...