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Obituaries Archive


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Richard A. Lake

May 23, 2019

No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

Daniel Pore

May 23, 2019

An Open House event commemorating Joe’s life will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Northwood Fire Station, 2617 North Burdick Street (at Mosel), Kalamazoo, 49007.  Interment will be at Mount Ever Rest Memorial

Sharon L. Pathic

May 21, 2019

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions

Phyllis J. Orton

May 20, 2019

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Southwest Michigan c/o the funeral home.

Connie J. Kemper

May 19, 2019

A gathering to celebrate Connie’s life will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019,  at the American Legion Hall, 201 2nd Street, Lawrenceburg, IN. Connie enjoyed visiting Colorado and her cremated remains will be scattered there, along with

Suzan M. Faas

May 18, 2019

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a private graveside service will take place at a later time.

John C. Bradstrom

May 18, 2019

Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to a fund for Jacob Bradstrom (checks payable to Gerald Bradstrom), c/o the funeral home.

Maria N. Papagiannis

May 17, 2019

In accordance with her wishes a private service will be held and she will be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Senior Care Partners (PACE), Springdale Assisted Living or the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church,

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Herschel C. Largent

May 12, 2019

Funeral services will be held on Friday, at 1:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home beginning at 12:00 p.m.

Diane M. Russell

May 12, 2019

No service is scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions in Diane’s memory may be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Irene M. Lawson

May 4, 2019

Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, c/o the funeral home.

Bruce A. Turner

May 4, 2019

No services are being planned. Bruce’s cremated remains will be interred at Riverside Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

Lissa A. Levering

May 3, 2019

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm on the Lakefront Lawn at Bay Pointe Inn, 11456 Marsh Rd., Shelbyville, MI 49344.

James "Jim" E. Beougher

May 2, 2019

A graveside service for family and close friends will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Mountain Home Cemetery in Kalamazoo, followed by a 12:00 p.m. memorial at Martini’s Pizza, 832 S. Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.  Memoria

Bettie G. Sickles

May 1, 2019

A Memorial service in June will be announced at a later date.

Christine E. Pelletier

April 30, 2019

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019, beginning at 11:00 AM, at Green Meadow Bible Baptist Church, 6914 East ML Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49048. A time of fellowship will immediately follow the service.

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Clarence Dale Scott

April 28, 2019

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Kalamazoo Free Methodist Church, 931 W. Maple St., Kalamazoo, MI 49008. A private committal service with military honors took place at Comstock Cemetery. Memorial contributions m

Audrey Ruth Fulton

April 24, 2019

A service to commemorate Audrey’s life will be held at Chapman Memorial Church of the Nazarene, 7520 East U Avenue, Vicksburg, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.  Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:

Stephen L. Spence

April 22, 2019

In accordance with his wish’s cremation will take place and no services are scheduled. Memorials may be made to the Kalamazoo Humane Society, c/o the funeral home.

Leona L. Traub

April 21, 2019

A service to celebrate Leona’s life will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 24158 Goddard Rd., Taylor, MI 48180. A time of visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service. Priva

Rea M. Abajian

April 20, 2019

In accordance with Rea’s wishes no services are planned at this time and private interment will take place at Schoolcraft Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, c/o the funeral home.

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Raymond Lee Blett

April 20, 2019

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a memorial service to honor his life will be held on Friday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Covey Hill Baptist Church, 33566 28th Avenue, Paw Paw. He will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National

Betty Grace Boss

April 20, 2019

The family is planning a private memorial event at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Gospel Mission or Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes.

Rosalie Lee Carpenter

April 19, 2019

A memorial mass to celebrate her life will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019, beginning at 12:00 PM, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1628 E. G Ave., Parchment, MI 49004. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 10:00 AM

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Thomas R. Warnick

April 16, 2019

Tom Warnick’s cremains will be interred at the Fort Custer National Cemetery. Private Services including Military Honors will occur on Friday April 26, 2019. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, a gift be made in Tom’s name to the National K