Obituaries Archive

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Elsie M. Van Dyke

February 11, 2023

A funeral service to celebrate Elsie’s life and faith will be held on Monday, February 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM at First Reformed Church of Portage, 7905 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage, MI 49002, Pastor Clayton Smith officiating. Visitation will take place...

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William "Bill" Thomas

February 10, 2023

Bill will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in a graveside service with full military honors, to be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Rod and Gun Club, Promedica Hospice or Borgess Place, in c/o t...

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William M. Murphy

February 10, 2023

A mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 1:00 PM at St. Basil Catholic Church, 513 Monroe Blvd., South Haven, MI 49090. Fr. Robert Flickinger celebrant. A time of visitation will be held at the church on the day o...
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Michael R. Hall

February 8, 2023

His life will be celebrated at a gathering of his friends in the near future. Memorial contributions can be made to the Bronson Cancer Center where his father is being treated, c/o the funeral home....
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Richard "Sonny" P. Moreno, Jr.

February 8, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate Sonny's life will take place at Spring Valley Church, 5240 Mount Olivet Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004, with Pastor Kyle Wartella officiating, on Friday, March 3, 2023 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will be held at the church on Ma...

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George Olds

February 7, 2023

Cremation has taken place and there will be no funeral service. Any donations may be made to the Hartford Fire Department at 536 East Main Street, Hartford MI 49057....
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Tyler S. Drewyor

February 7, 2023

A service of remembrance will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at God's Will Gospel Center, 1770 Jefferson Rd, Otsego. A time of fellowship will follow the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Humane Society,...

Michael K. Wyant

February 6, 2023

No services are planned at this time. The family would like to thank the staff of Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E., Kalamazoo for their care of Michael. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Andrew L. Lipsey, Jr.

February 3, 2023

Cremation will take place and the family will hold a memorial in his honor at a later date....
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Roger D. Terpstra

February 1, 2023

Friends may greet the family at a Memorial Gathering to be held on Saturday afternoon, February 4, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to Dementia ...

Michael J. Locke

January 31, 2023

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 28, 2023 at 11:00 AM at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1150 West Centre Ave., Portage, MI 49024. A celebration of his life will follow the mass at the church. Memorial contributions ma...
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William J. Knapper

January 29, 2023

Private family services will be held at a later date. The family would like to thank Centrical Hospice for their special care, support and kindness. Memorial donations can be made at northernmichigan.surfrider.org Friends may leave a condolence messa...
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Marguerite Locke

January 28, 2023

Margie will be laid to rest with Loren at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in a graveside service to be held at a later date and time. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Humane Society, in c/o the funeral home....

Scott A. Bosker

January 27, 2023

A Celebration of Scott’s life is being planned for a later date and time. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan, in c/o the funeral home. ...
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John G. Ling III

January 26, 2023

A celebration of his life will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the Battle Creek VA Medical Center. ...

Cheryl A. Moerdyk

January 25, 2023

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Skyridge Church of the Brethren at 394 S. Drake Rd. in Kalamazoo. Visitation with family with begin at 10 a.m. followed by the service at 11a.m. Luncheon will be served following ...

Maxine B. Kindle

January 25, 2023

A private family memorial gathering is being planned for this summer. The Kindles would like to thank Rachel, Theo and the entire Mol family, as well as Tasha Green at Bethesda Ranch for the wonderful care they provided our Mom the last four years. ...
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Rosemary L. Kunkel

January 24, 2023

A private family memorial is being planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Corso Care Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o the funeral home. ...

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Ronald G. Hoard

January 24, 2023

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Ron will be laid to rest at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Residential Opportun...

Adam Studebaker

January 24, 2023

He will be missed by many. Cremation will take place and a memorial service to honor and celebrate his life will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers friends and family may donate to their local animal shelter....

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Keene P. Wolfe Sr.

January 23, 2023

A memorial service to honor and celebrate Keene’s life will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, beginning at 2:00 PM, at the First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo, 212 S. Park St. Kalamazoo, MI 49007, with Rev. Julie Kline officiating. The...

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Robert A. Zanardi, Sr.

January 23, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate Bob’s life will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 12:00 PM at St. Andrew Community Church, 3631 Covington Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49001. The family will greet friends following the service at the church where a lig...
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Bonford Wayne Pressley

January 23, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 11:30 AM at Haven Church, 5350 North Sprinkle Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004. Visitation will take place at the church, one hour prior to the service, beginning at 1...
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Frederick R. Gay

January 21, 2023

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral home. A time of visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be gi...

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Chester F. Robb

January 20, 2023

A service to honor and celebrate Chet’s life will be held at the funeral home on Monday, January 30, 2023, beginning at 12:00 PM, with Pastor Ken Smeader officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service...