Obituaries Archive

Janet Lee Finchum

December 20, 2021

No services are being planned at this time. Many thanks to Centrica Care for home and inpatient care at Rose Arbor Place. Memorial contributions may be made to The VFW National Home for Children, Eaton Rapids, MI, or Centrica Care, formerly Hospice C...

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Ronald M. LaBrie

December 19, 2021

No services are being planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators, c/o the funeral home....
4 Messages

Nancy A. McDonell

December 18, 2021

A remembrance is planned for a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Next18, a charitable organization founded by Nancy’s grandson to aid veterans and first responders with PTSD, through golf. Gifts may be made at https://next18.org/don...

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Johnny E. Ranes

December 18, 2021

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Lorraine C. Witteveen

December 17, 2021

A funeral service to celebrate her faith and life will take place on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Hope Reformed Church, 910 Jenks Blvd., Kalamazoo, MI 49006, with Rev. Kent Frens officiating. Visitation will be held at Hope Church on T...

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Richard R. Gerould

December 17, 2021

A memorial service to celebrate Richard’s life will take place on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. A private committal service with full military honors will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.  M...
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Russal S. Hopper

December 14, 2021

A celebration of Rusty’s life will be held a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Tunnel to Towers Foundation....
2 Messages

Randy N. Derksen

December 13, 2021

The family will be planning a memorial service at a later date and time. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Baptist Church of Allegan/ co the funeral home....

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Kenneth E. Harrington

December 13, 2021

Ken will be laid to rest with full military honors at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in a graveside service to be held in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, c/o the funeral home....
2 Messages

Dean L. Eichler

December 12, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time....

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James A. Miller

December 11, 2021

A service to honor James’ life will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m. He will be laid t...
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Rickey L. Pressley

December 11, 2021

A private family graveside service will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contributions may be made to The Ark Shelter of Kalamazoo or Rose Arbor Hospice Residence....

Dennis J. Brizendine Jr.

December 11, 2021

The family is planning a Celebration of his life to held at a later date and time.  ...

Delores J Barkley

December 10, 2021

Delores will be cremated and interred at Fort Custer National Cemetery with Howard. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo Foundation, c/o the funeral home....
2 Messages

John A. Smiertka

December 10, 2021

Please join us Saturday 12/18 from 2-5pm at McGonigles Pub on 3512 East Main Kalamazoo, MI 49048. We’d love to gather with you to share stories of laughter and love over a beer, just how John would want it....
6 Messages

Charles P. Cornell

December 9, 2021

A memorial will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Peter’s name to the American Civil Liberties Union or the Southern Poverty Law Center, organizations he supported for many years....
1 Message

Mary E. Alfieri

December 8, 2021

A funeral service to celebrate and honor her life will be held at the funeral home on Monday, December 13, 2021, beginning at 12:00 PM, with Pastor Michael Samuels officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 11:00 ...
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Ruth E. Becker

December 8, 2021

A funeral service will take place on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Rabbi Simone Schicker presiding. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery in Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalama...
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Gerald "Jay" Ottinger Jr.

December 8, 2021

Cremation will take place and a celebration of Jay’s life will be held on December 18, 2021, from 1:00 to 4:00 at the Life in Christ Ministries Church, 14990 Beadle Lake Rd. Battle Creek, MI 49014. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity ...
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David L. Trevino

December 7, 2021

A Memorial Service for family and friends will be held on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service beginning at 5:00 p....

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Steven R. Volker

December 6, 2021

The family is planning to have a memorial at a later time. Steve will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....
10 Messages

Dawn M. Scott

December 5, 2021

A service to commemorate Dawn’s life and faith will be held at Cherry Creek Community Church, 10641 Shaver Rd., Portage, on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive callers for two hours prior to the service beginning at 9:0...
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Nina J. Baker

December 4, 2021

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and she will be laid to rest privately. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators, c/o the funeral home....

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Mark D. Watson

December 4, 2021

No services are being held at this time. Mark will be laid to rest at Ft Custer National Cemetery, with full military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Animal Rescue, c/o the funeral home.  ...
5 Messages

Pamela J. Rowgo

December 3, 2021

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, c/o the funeral home....