Obituaries Archive

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Robert A. Clark

May 4, 2023

A memorial service will be held at Grace Harbor Church, 811 Gorham Ln. Kalamazoo, MI 49006, on Saturday, May 13, 2023 beginning at 11:00 AM.  There will be a luncheon immediately following in the Fellowship Hall, everyone is invited and encouraged t...
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Betty M. Provoost

May 4, 2023

A funeral service for Betty will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. noon at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service beginning at 11:00 a.m. Betty will...

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Veronica A. Newton

May 4, 2023

The family of Veronica will host a celebration of life at the Fraternal Order of Eagles (her happy place), 1332 Branch Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 on Friday, May 12, 2023 from 5:00-8:00 pm. Please join us to raise pint and toast Veronica....

Jack E. Penny

May 3, 2023

No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, in c/o the funeral home. ...

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Richard "Rick" Lee

May 2, 2023

A Celebration of Rick’s Life will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Cross Community Church of the Nazarene, 5625 Oakland Dr., Portage. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the church, beginning at 10:00 a.m...

Sandra Schickele

May 2, 2023

The family is planning a private memorial event. Contributions in memory of Sandra may be made to the Kalamazoo Public Library or Planned Parenthood, in c/o the funeral home. ...
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Amell P. McFletcher

May 1, 2023

A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Those who wish to honor Amell’s memory may make a donation to a charity of their choice, c/o the funeral home....

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Troy L. McAdam

May 1, 2023

A celebration of Troy’s life will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023 beginning at 2:00 PM at 14170 East L Ave., Galesburg, MI 49053. Interment with full military honors will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery on Friday, June 30, 2023 at 1:00 PM...
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Vergia Lee Tiller

April 29, 2023

Private family remembrances are being planned to be held during the summer. Memorial contributions may be made to Kairos Dwelling, in c/o the funeral home. ...

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Benjamin L. Douma

April 29, 2023

A casual-dress gathering in memory of Ben will take place in the Fireside Room at Centerpoint Church, 2345 10th Street North, Kalamazoo, on Sunday, May 21, 2023, with food and fellowship from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and a service at 6:00 p.m. The ...

Elsie M. Ricks

April 27, 2023

The family is planning a private memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to Texas Corners Bible Church, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Benjamin J. Hart

April 27, 2023

In accordance with Benny’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. ...
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Hank Bakhuyzen

April 26, 2023

A service in witness to Hank's life and faith will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Fellowship Church, 6015 West H Ave., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family following the service at the church, and a light lunch will be...
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Diane M. Sweetland

April 25, 2023

No public services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be given to SPCA of Southwest Michigan, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Diane L. Van Dyke

April 25, 2023

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 19, 2023, beginning at 3:00 p.m., at North Park Reformed Church, 1316 Barney Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004. A time of fellowship will immediately follow the service. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation...
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Penny L. Lukins

April 24, 2023

In accordance with Penny’s wishes, cremation will take place and no service is scheduled....

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Jerrold A. Rife

April 23, 2023

No public services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be given to American Lung Association, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Nancy O. Craig

April 23, 2023

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Darlene K. Dowd

April 23, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate her life will take place on Friday, May 19, 2023, at 1:00 PM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions in Darlene’s memory ma...

Nicholas D. Kuilema

April 22, 2023

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a memorial service may be held at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be given to American Diabetes Association, c/o the funeral home....
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Patricia Kramer

April 19, 2023

Pat will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in a graveside service to be scheduled shortly. Memorial contributions may be given to Marshall Area Ambulance and Fire Fighters, in c/o the funeral home. ...
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Laura A. Boykin

April 18, 2023

Cremation has taken place. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at 11:00 AM at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1628 East G Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49004. Interment of cremains will take place at West Cooper Cemetery. Memorial ...
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Brad Allen Nyhoff

April 15, 2023

A memorial service for Brad will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Grace Christian Reformed Church, 100 Buckley SE, Grand Rapids, MI. 49503. Brad will be laid to rest with his parents and brother in Dispatch Cemetery, Dispatch, KS, a...
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Warren H. Burlingham Sr.

April 15, 2023

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a memorial celebration to honor his life will be held on June 11, 2023, from 1:00 to 4:00 at Gull Lake County Club, 9725 W. Gull Lake Dr. Richland, MI 49083.  Memorial contributions may be gi...
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Janice D. Oosterhouse

April 12, 2023

A celebration of Jan’s life will take place on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Calvary Community Church, 7829 5th St., Mattawan, MI 49071, with Pastor Greg VanHeukelom officiating. A private graveside ceremony for the family will be at Harwi...

Margaret F. Warnicke

April 12, 2023

A funeral service to honor and celebrate her life will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, April 20, 2023, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m., one hour prior to the service. Intermen...
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Diane Uptgraft

April 12, 2023

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 12:00 PM with Rev. Timothy Troxler officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens in Battle Creek, Michigan. Visitation will take p...
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Daina Melbardis

April 11, 2023

A service in witness to Daina’s life and faith will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran United Church, 100 Cherry Hill St., Kalamazoo, with her Pastor Aija Graham officiating. A graveside service w...

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Willie "Bill" R. Holmes

April 11, 2023

In accordance with Bill’s wishes, cremation will take place and no service is scheduled. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital....

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John R. Griffith

April 11, 2023

A service in witness to John’s life will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Westwood United Methodist Church, 538 Nichols Rd. Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family on Thursday evening, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Joldersma &...