Obituaries Archive

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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 &...
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Cheryl L. Egan

April 11, 2023

A memorial visitation will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be given to the Multiple Sclerosis Society (Michigan Chapter), c/o the funeral home. ...
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Emily S. Hornev

April 10, 2023

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a memorial service to honor and celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2023 beginning at 11:00 am, at Plainwell First United Methodist Church, 200 Park St. Plainwell, MI 49080. ...

Marie Schenkel

April 9, 2023

No services are being planned at the current time. Marie will be laid to rest by her parents at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Alsip, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to Elim Christian School, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Harriet J. Chalker

April 8, 2023

In accordance with her wish, cremation will take place and a memorial service to honor and celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, June 10, 20223, beginning at 1:00 PM, at First United Methodist Church, 212 South Park St. Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Me...

Norman G. Barker

April 8, 2023

In accordance with Norman’s wishes cremation will take place and a private family memorial will be held. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Kidney Foundation, c/o the funeral home....

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Marvin D. Rutgers

April 5, 2023

A service in witness to Marvin’s life and faith will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 2122 Bronson, Blvd. Friends may call on the family on Monday, April 10, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Joldersma &...
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Amy L. Young

April 5, 2023

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. at North Park Reformed Church, 1316 Barney Rd., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one half hour prior to the service, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may ...

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George B. Quinn

April 2, 2023

George Quinn age 83, died at Bickford Assisted Living in Portage on April 2, 2023. George, the son of Timothy and Jessie Quinn, was born in Caro, Michigan. After graduating from high school in 1958, he served two years in the United States Navy. He e...

Stacey L. Krause

April 1, 2023

The family will hold a private celebration of life to be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association, in c/o the funeral home. “There are no goodbyes for us. You will always be in our hearts.”...
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Christopher K. Mumma

March 31, 2023

A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 4:00 pm in the Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church. 212 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parks Conservation Association – Isle Ro...

Norma Harger L.

March 30, 2023

A private committal service will take place at East Cooper Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association....

Robert A. Sanders

March 29, 2023

No services are planned at this time.  Rather than sending flowers or making a contribution in his memory, the family suggests that you take a walk and remember Bob and enjoy the beauty of nature....

Roger L. Mason

March 26, 2023

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mason Family (checks payable to Terri Mason-Bennett) c/o the funeral home....

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Donald Vrhel

March 25, 2023

A graveside service with full military honors will take place at Harrison Cemetery in Decatur, Michigan, on Saturday, August 5, 2023, at 1:00 PM. Photos from Don’s life are available at www.tinyurl.com/donvrhel. Memorial contributions in Don’s na...
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Roberta Ann Warren

March 24, 2023

A memorial event is being planned for a later date and time. Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society, in c/o the funeral home....
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Linda L. Shafer

March 23, 2023

A service and celebration of Linda’s amazing life will be held in April. Memorial contributions may be given to Renovation Church, c/o the funeral home. ...

Camelia Hernandez-Sanchez

March 22, 2023

A funeral service to honor and celebrate her life will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2023, at Hohner Funeral Home, 1004 Arnold St., Three Rivers, MI 49093, beginning at 2:00 PM. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 PM...
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Margo B. Fischer

March 22, 2023

A memorial visitation will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo, MI 49001 on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. A memorial mass will be held at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 542 W. Michigan Ave. Kalamazo...
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Brenda L. Lago

March 22, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 30, 2023, beginning at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 p.m. one hour prior ...

Paul D. Feyerabend

March 22, 2023

A memorial event is being planned with the date and time to be announced shortly. Paul will be laid to rest at Memorial Park Cemetery, Council Bluffs, IA. Memorial contributions may be given to your local animal shelter or send Paul a thank you pra...
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Eugene Brown

March 21, 2023

The family is planning a private memorial event. Gene will be laid to rest at Maple Grove Cemetery, Comstock. Memorial contributions may be given to Centerpoint Senior Ministries or Centrica Care Navigators, in c/o the funeral home. I have f...
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Jeanne Lynn Hoard

March 21, 2023

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Bethany Reformed Church, 1833 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the church beginning at 1:00 p.m. Jeanne will be laid t...
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Nancy C. Crawford

March 21, 2023

The family is extremely grateful for the loving care Nancy received at Friendship Village. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at The People’s Church, 1758 10th St. North, Kalamazoo. Refreshments and gr...
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James Miller

March 21, 2023

Visitation Saturday, April 1st 10am - followed by A Celebration of Life Service will be held at The Salvation Army 1700 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo, MI 49001.  Saturday, April 1st at 11am, with a luncheon following the service. The family is asking fo...