Obituaries Archive

Kim C. Forbes

November 17, 2022

A Celebration of Life is being planned for a date and time to be announced shortly. Kim will be laid to rest next to her parents at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, in c/o the funeral home...

Debra Owens-DeVries

November 17, 2022

A private family service will be held and a public gathering to celebrate Deb’s life will take place in the spring. The family would like to express their gratitude to Centrica Care Navigators and Rose Abor Hospice for their care and compassion giv...

Bonita L. Beasley

November 17, 2022

No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation. ...

Salomon Lopez

November 17, 2022

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 12:30 PM at Bethel Baptist Church, 5701 Mt. Olivet Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004, with Pastors Sean Ryan and Polin Aguilar officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the church prior...
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Gerald Covell

November 16, 2022

There will be a Celebration of Jerry’s life with the time and date to be announced shortly. Jerry will be laid to rest next to Sharron at Central Portage Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, in c/o the funeral ho...
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Larry J. Warner

November 12, 2022

A Celebration of Larry’s Life will be held at a later time and date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association....
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Bryce L. Salter

November 11, 2022

A Celebration of Bryce’s Life will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Stones Church, 1225 West Paterson St., Kalamazoo. Friends may greet the family prior to the service beginning at 1:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made t...
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Susan Shaw

November 10, 2022

A service to celebrate her life will take place on Friday November 18, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. A visitation will be held at the funeral home, one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 AM. Memorial contributions...
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Jeralyn A. Bushouse

November 10, 2022

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Voyage Church, 6339 Atlantic Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, Pastor Glenn Adams officiating. Memorial contributions in Jeralyn’s memory may be given to Voyage Church....

Diana M. French

November 9, 2022

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a family service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....
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Betty D. Meeth

November 8, 2022

A visitation to honor her life will be held at the funeral home on Friday, November 11, 2022, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be gifted to the family (checks payable to Tom Meeth). Betty will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer Nat...
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Leroy J. Belland

November 6, 2022

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....
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Raul DeLeon

November 6, 2022

Cremation will take place and a service to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Kalamazoo Ballroom Academy, 2020 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001. A repass luncheon will follow at Larry's Bar & Grill at 1233 Br...
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Laurie M. Kish

November 6, 2022

In accordance with her wish cremation has taken place and a memorial visitation to honor and celebrate her life will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Am...
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Delma M. Pelikan

November 6, 2022

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a celebration of her life will be planned at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Kalamazoo Concert Band, c/o the funeral home....

Rafael Vargas

November 5, 2022

A funeral service to celebrate his life will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Bethel Baptist Church, 5701 Mt. Olivet Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004. A time of visitation will take place at the church prior to service from 12:00 to 2:00 ...
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Wm. Brian Hartman

November 5, 2022

Details on a celebration of life service and reception will be announced at a later date...once a venue with sufficient capacity can be found. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Brian's memorial at The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) https://b...

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James S. Platt

November 5, 2022

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place. Jim was a member of Westwood United Methodist Church, where a memorial service will be held at 538 Nichols Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49006, on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 11:00 am. Visitation with fam...

Kenneth W. Keckler

November 4, 2022

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and no service is scheduled at this time....

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Chester E. Crawford

November 3, 2022

A memorial service to honor his life will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022, beginning at 11:00 AM, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 3000 West Main St. Kalamazoo, MI 49006. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10:00 AM, one hou...
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George W. Macleod

November 3, 2022

A memorial service will be held for George at First United Methodist Church in Kalamazoo, 212 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 3:30 pm with visitation taking place at 2:30 pm and a reception following the service. Me...
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Kathy Paul

October 31, 2022

In accordance with Kathy’s wishes, cremation will take place and the family is planning a private memorial to celebrate her life that will take place at a later date....

Patricia "Jan" Venus

October 30, 2022

Age 75, passed away on October 30, 2022, at Sojourner Place in Kalamazoo. In accordance with her wishes a cremation has taken place. Memorials, cards and well wishes may be sent to Conan Venus, 6343 Rose Arbour, Kalamazoo, MI 49009....

David P. Bowe

October 28, 2022

No services are being planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Gateway Mission of Holland, c/o the funeral home....

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Eugene Albert

October 28, 2022

No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan or Cancer Center of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home....