Obituaries Archive

Michael D. Richardson

October 1, 2017

A memorial service will be held in the chapel at Calvary Bible Church, 855 S. Drake Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM. A time of visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service.

Debra D. Bell

September 30, 2017

A memorial service will be held in the chapel at Calvary Bible Church, 855 S. Drake Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM. A time of visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service.

Mary Vlietstra

September 28, 2017

A service will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Hope Reformed Church, 910 Jenks Blvd., Kalamazoo, MI 49006, beginning at 11:00 AM. Private interment will take place at Grand Prairie Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2

Nettie Dell Hughes

September 26, 2017

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and private interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery.

Peggy M. Root

September 25, 2017

In accordance with Peggy's wishes, cremation has taken place.

Robert L. Laverack Jr.

September 22, 2017

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma and Klein Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Jonathan Lam officiating. A committal service with military honors will follow at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta. Foll

Donna M. Prouse

September 21, 2017

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time.

Shirley M. Howard

September 20, 2017

The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday September 22, 2017. Shirley’s funeral service will immediately following the visitation time, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Followed by a luncheon at the funeral home

Patricia "Patti" Cochran

September 19, 2017

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and a celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Guthrie Room at the Galesburg Fire Station, 200 East Michigan Ave.

Samuel H. Payne

September 16, 2017

A celebration of Sam's life will be announced at a later date.

Robert Warren Wise

September 12, 2017

In accordance with Bob's wishes, only immediate family will participate in memorial service.

Freddie Lee Shields Sr.

September 10, 2017

In accordance with his wishes, there will be a committal ceremony with full military honors on Tuesday September 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. to be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Family and friends are requested to arrive to the cortege area prior

John L. Reynolds

September 9, 2017

A visitation will take place at Joldersma and Klein Funeral Home on Monday, September 18, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Timothy J. List

September 7, 2017

In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. There will be a Memorial Gathering at The Blue Dolphin, 502 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, on Saturday, September 30 from 1 to 3 PM.

Ronald D. Meyers

September 7, 2017

A celebration of Ron’s life will be held on Friday September 15, 2017, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, at Schrier Park, 850 West Osterhout, Portage, MI 49002.

Bonnie Jean Goodson

September 6, 2017

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017, beginning at 2:00 PM, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 7415 Oakland Dr. Portage, MI 49024, with Marty Hunt officiating. Bonnie will be laid to rest at Elmira Cemetery in Elmira

Diane M. Alexander

September 6, 2017

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be a private gathering on a later date.

Robert Linderman

September 5, 2017

There will be a Celebration of Life gathering Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the Hoard Manor home, 305 W. Cork St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001. Private burial will take place at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park.

Eric B. Shaffer

September 4, 2017

A funeral service to honor Eric’s life will be held at the funeral home on Friday, September 8th, 2017, beginning at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. A visitation will take place one hour prior to the service.

Kathleen Ann Shirey

September 2, 2017

Mass of Resurrection will be held on Saturday September 9, 2017 at 11:00 am, at St Ambrose Catholic Church, 1628 East “G” Ave, Parchment with Fr. James O’Leary officiating. Kathi has requested a party be thrown at St. Ambrose Parish Hall, after

Bonnie L. Howe

August 31, 2017

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a small private family celebration of life will be held in Ada, Michigan on Saturday September 9, 2017.

Jeffrey Scott DeBoer

August 30, 2017

In accordance with his wishes, Jeffrey has been cremated and a private graveside service will be held at Hope Memorial Cemetery in Texas Township at a later date.

Mary Helen Bright

August 29, 2017

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Interment will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL.

Brian G. Penny

August 28, 2017

Arrangements pending.

Alice Ackley

August 25, 2017

A funeral service will be held at the Lakeland Reformed Church, 10442 S Sprinkle Rd, Vicksburg, MI 49097, on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, beginning at 2:00 PM. A visitation will take place at the church two hours prior to the service from 12:00 to 2:00