Obituaries Archive

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...

Charles D. Johnson

October 12, 2020

In accordance with his wish, cremation will take place and a private family committal service will be held at Grand Prairie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital....

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Ralph W. Wine

October 11, 2020

Visitation for Ralph will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday October 15, 2020, at Temple Baptist Church. A funeral service for Ralph will take place on Friday October 16, 2020 beginning at 11 a.m., also at the church. The church is located ...

Ann Nieboer

October 10, 2020

A private family memorial service will be held at Heritage Christian Reformed Church with Pastor Simon Tuin officiating. A private committal service will be held at Mt. Ever Rest South Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Wycliffe Bible Translators, C...

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Samuel D. Holysz

October 10, 2020

Cremation will take place and a memorial visitation to honor and celebrate Sam’s life will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, at Gull Lake Country Club, 9725 W. Gull Lake Dr., Richland, MI 49083. Out of respect for others ...

Eleanor I. Pettitt

October 9, 2020

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a private family gathering will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society or The Kalamazoo County Library, c/o the funeral home....

Donna J. Conley

October 8, 2020

The family is planning a private graveside service at Kendall Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society for Women’s Breast Cancer, c/o the funeral home....

Wendy K. Park

October 8, 2020

A service to celebrate Wendy’s life will be held at Voyage Church, 6339 Atlantic St. Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM, Pastors Wes Tillett and Dave Bruninks officiating. The service will also be live-streamed at www.fac...

Sharon L. Norberg

October 7, 2020

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and the family will be scheduling a celebration of life sometime in the near future. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Toys For Tots, care of the funer...

Stephanie M. Lewis

October 7, 2020

A memorial service to celebrate Stephanie’s life will be held at Northbridge Church, 8824 Douglas Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Ray Brandon officiating. Visitation will take place at the church one...

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James M. Wilkey

October 5, 2020

Jim will be laid to rest with his fellow veterans at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, following private full military honors. Those wishing to leave a lasting gift in Jim’s memory are asked to remember the West Michigan Cancer Center. ...

Patricia Klein

October 5, 2020

She will be laid to rest in a private ceremony next to George Klein at Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo. A celebration of her life will be planned for Spring 2021, to be announced later. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to a favorite en...

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David W. Potgiesser

September 29, 2020

A celebration of Dave’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

Reverend Albert E. Caley, Jr.

September 26, 2020

The family will meet for a private visitation and graveside committal service on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. He will be laid to rest at the Schoolcraft cemetery. For those that wish to make a lasting gift, please consider making memorial contribut...

Harold J. Gray, Jr.

September 25, 2020

A memorial service to celebrate Harold’s life will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Galesburg United Methodist Church, 111 W. Battle Creek St., Galesburg, MI 49053. A time of visitation will take place at the church one hour p...

Elaine R. Keene

September 25, 2020

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a private service to memorialize Elaine will be held at the Centre Avenue Church of God in Portage, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Elaine’s memory may be made to the Alzhe...

Brenda Stephenson

September 25, 2020

A service to commemorate Brenda’s life will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at 12th Street Baptist Church, 3911 S. 12th Street, Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, c/o the funeral ho...

William B. Wilson

September 25, 2020

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Everett "Butch" R. Hayden

September 24, 2020

In accordance with the current restrictions, the family wishes to have a celebration of life for Butch in the near future when his family and friends can all be together. To honor Butch’s love of nature and specifically bird and wildlife preservati...

Margaret A. Brussee

September 24, 2020

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Texas Corners Bible Church, 7780 S. 8th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, with Pastor David Thompson officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – North (located ...

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Jeffrey D. Bair

September 22, 2020

A memorial picnic will be held at the home of Richard and Bonnie Bair, 27335 - 22nd Avenue, Gobles, on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Food will be provided. Interment will be held with military honors at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. To...

Virginia O'Brien

September 21, 2020

A family service and a Celebration of Ginger’s Life for friends are being planned for later dates. To make a lasting gift in Ginger’s memory you are invited to contribute to Senior Services of Southwest Michigan, Kalamazoo Animal Rescue or any ch...

Joanne K. Moon

September 20, 2020

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001, on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM, Msgr. Michael Hazard and Fr. Antony Rajesh, celebrants. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic ...

Dan W. Sivley

September 17, 2020

The family is planning a private memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to First Freewill Baptist Church or the NRA, c/o the funeral home....

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James F. Droste

September 17, 2020

A private committal service with full military honors will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan. Memorial contributions in Jim’s memory may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan....