Obituaries Archive

Elleen M. (Smit) French

October 5, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate Elleen’s life and faith will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Second Christian Reformed Church, 3015 Nichols Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004, with the Rev. Tom Koning officiating. Private burial will take

Betty L. Hutson

October 4, 2018

No public service is planned at this time, but memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan or the Morris Animal Foundation, c/o Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home.

Daniel Scott Kemp

October 3, 2018

Cremation will take place and there will be no formal service held. The family asks that you remember Dan in your own special way. Blessings and Light.

Jason B. Springer

October 3, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Voyage Church, 6339 Atlantic Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, Pastor Dave Bruininks officiating. Private interment will take place at Portage South Cemetery.

Donald G. East

October 1, 2018

A time of visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, October 5, 2018 beginning at 11:00 AM, followed by a funeral service at 1:00 PM. Entombment will be at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contributions

Vickie L. Ling

September 30, 2018

A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to a local animal shelter of your choice.

Dava J. Thomas

September 26, 2018

The family is planning a private gathering at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to The Laurels of Galesburg, c/o the funeral home.

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Roland DeVries

September 25, 2018

A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 1, 2018, beginning at 11:30 AM at Second Christian Reformed Church, 3015 Nichols Rd., Kalamazoo, MI. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Sunday, September 30, 2018, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.

Willodean A. Grand

September 24, 2018

A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew Community Church, 3631 Covington Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49001, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM; the Rev. James Dyke officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Community Church or

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Ernest A. McLeary

September 23, 2018

The family is planning a private service at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to, Ministry with Community, c/o the funeral home.

James D. Rutherford

September 21, 2018

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Comstock, with Pastor Dean Sanford officiating.  The church is located at 630 Moline St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048.  Memorials may be ma

Lois C. DeDoes

September 21, 2018

A visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, followed by a graveside service at West Cooper Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Reverence Home Health and Hosp

Ronald L. Heath

September 20, 2018

A family graveside service was held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan (www.hospiceswmi.org). A

Linda L. McCormick

September 17, 2018

Friends and family will be received at the Otsego VFW Post 3030, 124 N. Farmer St., Otsego, MI 49078, on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM for a luncheon with a dish to pass. Memorial contributions may be made to Wings Home Hospice in

Margaret R. Rautanen

September 16, 2018

A memorial service to celebrate Margaret’s life and honor her faith will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Bethany Reformed Church, 1833 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001, Pastor Ron Lugten and Reverend Dr. Joseph Posta officia

Bernice Wadley

September 15, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at Mount Everest Memorial Park located at 3941 South Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. All are encouraged to l

Anthony P. Marietti

September 8, 2018

A celebration of Tony’s life will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018, beginning at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI, 49001; visitation will begin one hour prior at 10:00 AM. Interment at Mt. Ever-Rest Memoria

Madeline F. Cramer

September 8, 2018

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Friendship Wesleyan Church, 1285 102nd Ave., Plainwell, MI 49080. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice

Joseph A. Caporossi

September 6, 2018

A memorial service will be held in the Chapel (use door D) at Calvary Bible Church, 855 S. Drake Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49009 on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM with visitation taking place at the church one hour prior to the service. Memorial c

Lydia D. Boland

September 3, 2018

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and private family services will be held.

Timothy Doody

September 3, 2018

The family is planning a memorial luncheon at The Copper Grille, 854 S. Kalamazoo Street, Paw Paw, on Sunday, September 16 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, c/o the funeral home.

Deborah Schauer

August 28, 2018

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August 30, 2018, beginning at 10:00 AM; family will receive friends beginning at 9:00 A

Richard Daniels

August 26, 2018

Services to commemorate Rick’s life will be on Friday, August 31, at 11:00 a.m. at the Northeastern Baptist Church, 6536 East G Avenue with Pastor Mark Holeman officiating. Friends may call on the family at 10:00 a.m. at the church.

Patrick M. Rooney

August 24, 2018

To honor Pat’s love of his home and family, guests are invited to gather at the Rooney home to remember the good times and share desserts from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s

Terry L. Trykall

August 23, 2018

According to her wishes, cremation has taken place and a gathering to celebrate her life which will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Almena United Methodist Church, located at 27503 County Road 375, Paw Paw, Michigan with Pasto