Obituaries Archive


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Richard A. VanTrease

July 25, 2020

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and the family will schedule a private committal service with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan sometime in the near future. Friends and family are enco...

Homer "Hank" H. Leverette

July 24, 2020

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 936 Lake St. Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family for one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contribu...

Ronald E. Commissaris

July 21, 2020

A graveside service for all who wish to attend will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at South Portage Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes, c/o the funeral home....

Douglas T. Rapp

July 21, 2020

Doug’s immediate family will join in a celebration of his life at a time and place to be decided. The family asks that contributions made in Doug’s memory be directed to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission or Ministry with Community. ...

Helen G. Hathaway

July 19, 2020

A family memorial will be held at a later date when it is safe for us to all be together again. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home. ...

Barbara F. Rutherford

July 18, 2020

The family is planning a private service for Friday, July 24, 2020. To make a lasting gift in Barbara’s name you invited to remember ASPCA of Kalamazoo, in c/o the funeral home....

Sally N. Nezamis

July 16, 2020

The family is planning a celebration of her life when it is safe for us to all be together. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home....

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Donald W. Anderson Sr.

July 16, 2020

The family is planning a private graveside service at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

Larry N. Ford

July 15, 2020

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and no services are scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to the family, c/o Becky Patterson....

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Dennis P. Fitzpatrick

July 14, 2020

A private committal service will take place at Portage South Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan....

Judy L. Steinbacher

July 13, 2020

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date....

James G. Mantas

July 12, 2020

The family is planning a private memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to Annunciation Greek Orrthodox Church of Kalamazoo, c/o the funeral home....

Norman K. Ryan

July 9, 2020

A memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Friendship Village Staff Appreciation Fund or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan. ...

Janis Pone, MD

July 5, 2020

Janis’ ashes will be interred next to his beloved Valentina at Riverside Cemetery where a private family committal service will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Latvian Evangelical Lutheran United Church....

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David L. Baker

July 4, 2020

Baker will be laid to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home. As a way of reminding his loved ones, Baker would like ev...

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Anthony Villarreal

July 2, 2020

“Tony” Villarreal will be laid to rest with Military Honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery, at a date to be determined....

Jacqueline Young

July 1, 2020

A private committal service will take place at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan....

John T. Fifer

July 1, 2020

The family is planning a memorial event to be held at a later date and time. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

Kyle A. Simpson

June 30, 2020

A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date. Kyle’s legacy will live on through the generous donation of five of his major organs and the family would like to suggest memorial contributions may be made to Gift of Life of Michigan. G...

Teressa A. Quick

June 29, 2020

A Christian Rite of Burial will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020, beginning at 11:00 AM, at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 1150 W. Centre Ave., Portage, MI, 49024. Burial will take place at Genesee Prairie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made...

Sean P. Smith

June 29, 2020

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

Joyce M. Penny

June 27, 2020

A celebration of Joyce’s life will be held on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at River Oaks County Park in the Marrow Pond Shelter, 9202 E. Michigan Ave., Galesburg, MI 49053, from 1:00 to 6:00 PM. Interment will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at a l...

Ross A. Borton

June 27, 2020

A graveside committal service will take place on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to Residential Opportunities Incorporated. ...

Pamela J. Sokolowski

June 23, 2020

Cremation has taken place and private family services will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Kalamazoo Rose Society, P.O. Box 453, Mattawan, MI.  49071....

Tara M. Grubbs

June 21, 2020

In accordance with the wishes of her family, Tara has been cremated and no service is scheduled at this time. ...