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Obituaries Archive

Diana Lynn Monck

January 16, 2019

A memorial celebration of her life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 2, 2019, beginning at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 AM, one hour prior to the

Nancy J. Jones

January 14, 2019

A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Alano Club.

Shirley L. Hale

January 14, 2019

Shirley will be cremated and interred with her husband Wayne Hale at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice, c/o the funeral home.  

Donna M. Phillips

January 13, 2019

Friends may visit with the family at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, January 17, 2019 beginning at 11:00 AM, where a funeral service will take place at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Comstock. Memorial contr

Emma Jean Pagliai (Heaney)

January 9, 2019

Cremation will take place and she will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o the funeral home.

Anita J. Kominek

January 8, 2019

A Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, January 26 at 11 a.m., at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1150 W. Centre Street, Portage, with Father Basker Lopez, presiding. The family will greet friends on Friday, January 25, from 6-8 p.m. at J

Lilia Dabu Armas

January 8, 2019

A memorial mass will be held at St Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1150 W Centre Ave. Portage, MI 49024, on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM. A visitation will take place at the church, one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 AM.

Caroline Visser

January 7, 2019

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Westwood Christian Reformed Church, 620 Northampton Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006, beginning at 11:30 AM, with Chaplain Dave Schwabauer officiating.  The family will r

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Ralph Woods

January 6, 2019

In accordance with Ralph’s wishes, there will be no memorial service and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ministry with Community or a charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

Sheila B. Zelner

January 4, 2019

A private family service will be in held in the spring.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home.

Susan E. Brower

December 31, 2018

There will be a visitation at Joldersma and Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM at New Day Community Church, 3600 Nichols Road, Kalamazoo, Michiga

Mary Ann Forrest

December 30, 2018

A private service will be held in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the Readiness Center, 347 Catalpa Ave., Benton Harbor, MI 49022.

David G. Martin

December 29, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate David’s life will be held at his church, First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo, 212 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM. The Rev. Steve Charnley officiating. A time of visit

Judy M. Kolb-Latterner

December 28, 2018

A committal service will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South at a later date. Memorial contributions in Judy’s memory may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.

Joseph S. Gates

December 26, 2018

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and private family services will be held. Memorials may be made to the Kalamazoo Humane Society, c/o the funeral home.

Bonnie M. Parker

December 25, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 19, 2019, beginning at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Rachel Lonberg officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 AM, one hour

Betty L. Bloss

December 24, 2018

The family is planning a service to be held in West Virginia at a later date.

Melva M. Kelley

December 24, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and no services are scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to Bronson Health Foundation.

Gary L. Black

December 22, 2018

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Allegan Wings of Hope Hospice, c/o the funeral home.

Jack N. Dalm

December 21, 2018

In accordance with his wish, cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, c/o the funeral home.

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Robert Earl Richards

December 20, 2018

Bob will be laid to rest with Shirley at Mt. Everest Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice c/o the funeral home.

Dora M. Lehr

December 20, 2018

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. A time of visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to

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Dale K. Ford

December 18, 2018

The family is planning a service at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in the spring. Those wishing to leave a lasting gift in Dale’s memory are invite to remember the Kalamazoo Animal Rescue Shelter.

Karen L. Syrotchen

December 17, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to West Michigan Cancer Center c/o the funeral home. Family

Susan Marie Ellison

December 16, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on May 11, 2019 at Gull Lake United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Paws with a Cause (4646 S. Division, Wayland, MI 49348).