Obituaries Archive


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Carl 'Big Mike' DeMink

March 20, 2024

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 28, 2024, beginning at 11:30 AM, with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. I...
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Jacquelyn Middlebrooks

March 18, 2024

Cremation will take place and a celebration to honor her life will be held Sunday, April 7th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Country Acres Village Club House (2300 Barney Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49004. The celebration will begin with an opportunity to share mem...

Eppe J. Wolfis

March 17, 2024

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, April 5th, 2024, beginning at 1:00 p.m., at Haven Reformed Church, 5350 N. Sprinkle Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004. Memorials may be ...
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Janet E. Search

March 16, 2024

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. in Wesley Hall of First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo, 212 S. Park St., Kalamazoo. Janet will be laid to rest in a private family graveside service at Deepdale Cemeter...

Rita Austrins

March 15, 2024

Rita will be laid to rest next to her parents at Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, in a graveside service which will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at 1:00 p.m....
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Karl F. Freed

March 15, 2024

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 22, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at First Congregational Church. 345 West Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, with Pastor Mary Austin officiating. Friends my call on the family one hour prior to the service in the Gilmore...

Jacqueline A. Markus

March 15, 2024

The Lord willing, visitation will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Providence Christian School, 100 Pratt Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49001. Another visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2024 at the Kalam...

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George P. Lockner

March 15, 2024

No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Jack H. Neal

March 14, 2024

A memorial service to honor his life will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, beginning at 2:00pm, at Centerpoint Church 2345 10th St. North, Kalamazoo, MI 49009. The family will receive family and friends at the church beginning at 1:00pm. Memorial...
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Joseph P. Meisterheim

March 12, 2024

A memorial visitation will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association or SPCA of Southwest Michigan. ...

Ralph E. Ragucci

March 12, 2024

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Ralph’s favorite charity - Walgreen’s Red Nose. A memorial date has not yet been set; the family asks that you contact 630-801-5101 for more information....
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Marilyn G. Goodacre

March 11, 2024

A Celebration of Marilyn’s Life will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at North Eleven, 5585 Gull Rd, Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, in c/o the funeral home. ...

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HalRay Harrington

March 10, 2024

No services will be held. Memorial contributions in his memory may be given to the Alzheimer's Association....
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Velura Mae Wood

March 9, 2024

A memorial service to honor her life will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, beginning at 12:00 p.m. (noon) in the chapel at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South, 3941 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008....
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Bonnie M. Bonnes

March 7, 2024

A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, March 22, 2024 at 11:00 am, at Lighthouse Community Church, 4321 S. 11th Street, Kalamazoo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christian Neighbors in Plainwell or Sylvia’s Place (domestic a...

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Robert J. Nordin

March 6, 2024

A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2024 at 11:30 AM at Grand Prairie Cemetery, followed by a visitation at Hope Church, 910 Jenks Blvd., Kalamazoo, MI 49006, beginning at 12:00 PM and a memorial service at 1:00 PM. Memorial contri...

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Jeffrey H. Hanson

March 6, 2024

Cremation has taken place, and he will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at 2:30 p.m. (family and friends are invited to gather in the Ft. Custer assembly area at 2:15 p.m.). Memorials may be made to the cha...
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Rebecca J. Hicks

March 4, 2024

A celebration of life is being planned for a later date and time. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to National Breast Cancer Foundation or Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, c/o the funeral home. ...
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Douglas A. Norman II

March 4, 2024

A celebration of Doug’s life will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 12:00 p.m. noon, at Temple Baptist Church, 3706 Mt. Olivet Rd., Kalamazoo. Friends may greet the family at a reception following the service. Memorial contributions in his me...
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Eric Woods

March 4, 2024

A funeral service in witness to Eric’s life and faith will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at Prairie Baptist Church, 11210 East PQ Ave., Scotts. Friends may call on the family on Friday evening, March 8, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7...
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Nancy C. Clark

March 3, 2024

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. and 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. A funeral service to honor her life will be held at the funeral home on Friday, March 8, 2024, beginning at 11:00 a.m. ...

Emma J. Chandler

March 3, 2024

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and private family remembrances will be held. Memorials may be made to a local Meals on Wheels program or the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....
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Todd M. Reits

March 3, 2024

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, March 11, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a  Rosary Prayer Service beginning at 6:30p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at St. Mary Catholic Church,...

Katrina L. Wielinga

March 2, 2024

Cremation will take place and a memorial will be held at a later date with interment at Alamo Cemetery. Memorials may be made to North Park Reformed Church, c/o the funeral home....
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Alisha T. Tree

March 1, 2024

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 16th at 10:30 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1112 N Drake Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her burial will be held at a later date at the Salt Lake City Cemetery, 200 N St E, Salt Lake...

Carolyn J. Hoyt

March 1, 2024

It was Carolyn’s wish that no formal services be held. In lieu of flowers or memorial contributions, it was Carolyn’s wish that you spend time doing something kind for someone today and everyday....

Dale E. Hageman

February 28, 2024

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Centrica Rose Arbor Place, c/o the funeral home. ...

DeVere Mildred Benson

February 28, 2024

Services will take place Saturday, May 11, 2024 at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 South Burdick Street,  10:00 am Visitation, 11:00 am Memorial Service. DeVere encouraged others to optimize their potential through education. In lieu of f...

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Ojars Tolis

February 26, 2024

A private committal service with full military honors will take place at a later date at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan. Memorial contributions in his memory may be given to the family, c/o Sharon Tolis....
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Ralph J. Schomberger

February 26, 2024

No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, in c/o the funeral home. ...