Obituaries Archive

Barbara L. Strong

August 23, 2018

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Monday, August 27 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, 1628 East G Avenue; Parchment. Friends may call on the family on Sunday from 2-6 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Memorial con

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David N. Derby

August 21, 2018

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM. The Rev. James Dyke will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contribution

Pamela Rose Gabriel

August 19, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and no services are scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to a local humane society.

Meagan J. Halstead

August 18, 2018

A private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

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Francis A. Korteway

August 15, 2018

A service to celebrate Francis’ life will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 12:30 PM at Lawton Evangelical Church, 425 S. Nursery St., Lawton, MI 49065. A time of visitation will take place at the church on the same day beginning at 11:00 AM.

Mark A. Russell

August 12, 2018

A service to celebrate Mark’s life will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM, Pastors Jeff Porte and Brad Landrum officiating. A time of visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to

Deborah Eakes

August 12, 2018

A service commemorating Debbie’s life will be held on, Wednesday, August 22, at 11:00 a.m. at Spring Valley Church, 5240 Mt. Olivet Road, with Pastor Kyle Wartella officiating. Friends may call on the family following the service. Memorial contribu

Randy A. Klok

August 10, 2018

A service to celebrate Randy’s life will be held at Haven Church, 5350 N. Sprinkle Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004, on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at East Cooper Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Haven Church in the Gre

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Walter Chingo

August 5, 2018

A memorial gathering will take place at Joldersma & Klein Fuenral Home on Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Private inurnment with military honors will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a

Terry J. Banks

August 5, 2018

A private family service is being planned. Those wishing to make a lasting gift in Terry’s name are asked to consider the charity of one’s choice, in c/o the funeral home.

Norene C. VanDerKlok

August 3, 2018

A service will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Prairie Edge Christian Reformed Church, 9316 Oakland Dr., Portage, MI 49024. The Rev. Bill Fernhout will officiate. Private interment will take place at Portage South Cemetery. Visita

Garrett Boersma, Jr.

August 2, 2018

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 1:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo, 321 West South Street. Memorial contributions can be made to Kairos Dwelling, The First Presbyterian Church or to a charity of

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James A. Williams

August 2, 2018

A service to commemorate Jim’s life will be held on Friday, August 10, at 2:00 p.m. at the Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick Street, with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at

Steven C. Bird

August 1, 2018

At this time, no services are scheduled.

Marvin B. Triestram

July 31, 2018

A service to celebrate his life will take place at Sunnyside United Methodist Church, 2800 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49048, on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM. A time of visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.  In li

Marianne L. Denny

July 28, 2018

The family is planning a service at a later date. Those wishing to make a lasting gift in Marianne’s name, are asked to consider a gift to the Alzheimers Association, in c/o the funeral home.

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Leonard D. Metheny

July 27, 2018

A graveside service will take place on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Reese Cemetery in Springfield, Michigan.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home.

Gerard J. Van Spronsen

July 27, 2018

A service to commemorate Jerry’s life will be on Monday, August 13 at 12:00 p.m. at Calvary Bible Church, 855 S. Drake Road, Kalamazoo. Friends may visit with the family prior to the service, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the church until the time of

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Stratton Ron

July 26, 2018

A memorial service to honor his life will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2018, beginning at 1:00 PM, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 721 Pine St., Paw Paw, MI 49079, with Pastor Eric Gledhill officiating. He will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemet

Darold "Gus" Gustafson

July 26, 2018

A private family interment will take place at Anderson Cemetery in Decatur Township. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Edwin Hinkley Jr.

July 25, 2018

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place.

Kenneth O. Green

July 25, 2018

A memorial service will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 247 W. Lovell St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice Residence or St. Luke’s

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William Mumford Deary, Jr.

July 25, 2018

On August 14, 2018, a graveside committal with full military honors will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery for William M. Deary, Jr. “Bill”, followed by a memorial gathering and luncheon at Lakewood Assisted Living. Fort Custer is locat

Robin S. Van Der Bos

July 22, 2018

A memorial service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM. A time of visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Seeing E

Janice E. Lievense

July 22, 2018

A celebration of Janice’s life will be held at Skiles Tavern, 154 East 8th St., Holland, MI 49423 on Saturday, August 25, 2018 beginning at 2:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Golden Retriever Rescue, PO Box 1455, Grand Rapid