Obituaries Archive


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Randy Mayfield

July 1, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, on Thursday, July 29, 2021, begining at 10:30 AM (guests are asked to arrive at the assembly area at 10:15 AM). Special thanks to Lynn,...

Marian A. Porter

June 27, 2021

A celebration of Marian’s life will take place at West Kalamazoo Christian Church, 454 S. Drake Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Visitation will begin at 10:30 AM, followed by the service at 11:30 AM. Interment will be at Fort ...

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Frans VanderBerg

June 26, 2021

Frans will be laid to rest with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing to attend are asked to arrive to the cortege area no later than 9:45 a.m....

Steven J. Daigler

June 26, 2021

A celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM at his friends, Tim and Betty Vanderslik’s home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan....

Benjamin J. Knowlton

June 26, 2021

A private family gathering is being planned.  Memorial contributions may be made to Integrated Services of Kalamazoo, c/o of the funeral home....

Ralph Smith

June 24, 2021

Larry will be laid to rest next to Audrey in Hope Cemetery, Texas Twp. The family will have a small private service.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o of the funeral home....

Carol L. Stewart

June 23, 2021

The family is planning a private memorial event.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, c/o of the funeral home....

Margaret McGee

June 22, 2021

The family is planning a private memorial event to be held at Michael and Maggie’s home later in the summer. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan, c/o of the funeral home....

Loretta L. Lang

June 22, 2021

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, July 1, 2021, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A graveside service to honor her life will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021, at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South, beginning at 1:00 PM. Memorial contributi...

Sharon L. Morlan

June 22, 2021

Sharon Morlan, 73, of Schoolcraft, MI, passed away on June 22, 2021, from a three-year battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The final goodbye for immediate family was held at 10:00 a.m. on June 25, 2021, at Joldersma and Klein. A celebration of life...

Lolabell I. Risk

June 21, 2021

A celebration of her life will be held for her family at a later date. She will be interred next to her husband at Brickyard Cemetery in Eaton Rapids Township. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice....

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Weldon Weldene Clawson

June 21, 2021

No formal service will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Kairos Dwelling, c/o of the funeral home....

Curtis D. Conley

June 21, 2021

In accordance with his wish, cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the family at the following link  (https://gofund.me/f72cf749)....

Helen Ruth Hamilton

June 20, 2021

Helen's family is holding a Celebration of Life to honor her life and legacy on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 315 W Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. A luncheon will follow in the C...

Janet L. Courtade

June 18, 2021

A service of remembrance will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at Lawton Evangelical Church, 425 S. Nursery St., Lawton. Memorial contributions may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice, c/o the funeral home. The family would like to tha...

Elisa Oliver

June 17, 2021

A service in witness to Elisa’s life and faith will be held on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 321 W. South St. Kalamazoo, with her pastor the Rev. Dr. Seth E. Weeldreyer officiating. The family will receive frien...

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Gleola M. Sies

June 17, 2021

Gleola will be laid to rest in a service with full military honors at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Please arrive at the cortege assembly area between 11:15 a.m. and 11:25 a.m. Memorial contributions may be mad...

John Frank Teinert

June 16, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place  and a graveside committal ceremony will take place at the Fairview Cemetery in Homer, Michigan on June 23, 2021 at 2 p.m.  Memorial contributions in John’s honor may be made to the Caring ...

Jacob Edward Meyer

June 16, 2021

Jake’s family will greet friends and family at Westwood Christian Reformed Church on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The funeral service honoring Jake’s life and legacy, will immediately follow the visitation beginning at 3:00 p.m....

Patrick H. Garrett

June 15, 2021

A private memorial is being planned at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan, c/o of the funeral home....

Peggy J. Fox

June 15, 2021

Services will be planned at a later date. Peggy will be laid to rest at Mount Calvery/St Joesph Catholic Cemetery, Pewamo. The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to Jim Cook and his family for all of their help during this difficu...

Katherine Lynn Wheeler

June 15, 2021

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service to honor her life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, c/o of the funeral home....

Dan A. Eddington

June 14, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and the family will have a private graveside service at Fort Custer National Cemetery where Dan will be laid to rest with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to...

Helen M. Horn

June 14, 2021

A visitation will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Monday, June 21, 2021, from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A graveside service will take place on Tuesday, June 22 at 10:30 AM at Genessee Prairie Cemetery on the corner of 11th ...

Raymand M. DeWitt

June 12, 2021

A public celebration of Ray’s life will be held on Friday, June 18, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Comstock Community Center, 6330 King Hwy., Kalamazoo, MI 49048. A visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, June 19...