Obituaries Archive

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James T. "DMJ" Snead, Jr.

July 20, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and the family will hold a celebration of his life at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home....
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Cora Ann Smith

July 19, 2021

Visitation will take place at Joldersma and Klein Funeral Home on Friday, July 23, 2021, from 5:00-7:00 PM. A celebration of Co’s life will be held at Hope Reformed Church, 910 Jenks Blvd., Kalamazoo, at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The ser...

Virginia A. Rhinesmith

July 17, 2021

A memorial service to celebrate Virginia’s life will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church, 1200 Seminole Rd., Muskegon, MI 49441. Anyone wishing to contribute money in her honor may direct it towards the A...
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Frederick W. Ewert, Sr.

July 16, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest at Lakeside Cemetery in Decatur with his wife and son, Frederick Jr.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Fish and Wildli...

Richard S. Tomkinson

July 15, 2021

The family is planning Celebration of Rich’s life to be held at a later date and time. Contributions in Richard’s memory may be made to The Salvation Army....

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Jerome "Jerry" Kamm

July 14, 2021

Jerry will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in a private family graveside service. A celebration of Jerry’s life will be held at a later time. Memorial contributions may be made to Cathedral of St. Augustine or HaworthCollege of Busi...
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Nancy Miersma

July 14, 2021

A period of visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, July 18, 2021, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. A service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, beginning at 1:00 PM, the family will receive friends beginning at 12:30 PM....
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Helen L. Bigelow

July 14, 2021

A memorial service to celebrate Helen’s life will take place on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Oakwood Bible Church, 4100 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49008. Memorial contributions may be made to Kairos Dwelling, 2945 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo, MI ...
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Beverly J. Siemers

July 14, 2021

A celebration of life will be held in the Friendship Village Kiva, 1400 N. Drake Road, on August 20, at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Friendship Village Employee Appreciation Fund, to Rose Arbor Hospice of Southwest Michiga...
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Claudette K. Wallace

July 9, 2021

A memorial service will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributi...

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Richard S. Noble

July 9, 2021

In accordance with Dick’s wishes, cremation will take place, and per his request, there will be no visitation.  Interment with full military honors will be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery at a date to be announced, where he and Jeri will be ...

Richard A. King

July 7, 2021

Per Richard’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a private service will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Ministry with Community or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o of the funeral home....

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Paul W. Hoogenboom

July 3, 2021

A memorial service to celebrate Paul’s life will be held on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Haven Church, 5350 N. Sprinkle Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004. Visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment with full mil...
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P. Ronald Bleier

July 3, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and the family will hold a gathering to celebrate Ron’s life in the near future. The family wishes to thank the caring staff at Kairos Dwelling Home for the loving care they provided to Ron d...
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Jordan S. McIntosh

July 3, 2021

A funeral service to honor his life will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 beginning at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 AM, one hour prior to the s...
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Karen K. Clemens

July 2, 2021

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and private family services were held. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or the charity of one’s choice, c/o of the funeral home....

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Jack Mischler

July 2, 2021

A funeral service to celebrate Jack’s life will take place at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 9420 Portage Rd., Portage, MI 49002, on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Joan Herbon officiating. Visiting hours will be held at Joldersma &...

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David A. Douglass

July 2, 2021

A committal service with full military honors will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Rd., Augusta, MI 49012, on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 12:00 PM (those planning to attend should arrive by 11:45 AM and meet at the Funeral As...
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Harvey D. Swindell

July 1, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest in Kansas at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o of the funeral home....

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Randy Mayfield

July 1, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, on Thursday, July 29, 2021, begining at 10:30 AM (guests are asked to arrive at the assembly area at 10:15 AM). Special thanks to Lynn,...
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Marian A. Porter

June 27, 2021

A celebration of Marian’s life will take place at West Kalamazoo Christian Church, 454 S. Drake Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Visitation will begin at 10:30 AM, followed by the service at 11:30 AM. Interment will be at Fort ...

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Frans VanderBerg

June 26, 2021

Frans will be laid to rest with full military honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Those wishing to attend are asked to arrive to the cortege area no later than 9:45 a.m....
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Steven J. Daigler

June 26, 2021

A celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM at his friends, Tim and Betty Vanderslik’s home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan....
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Benjamin J. Knowlton

June 26, 2021

A private family gathering is being planned.  Memorial contributions may be made to Integrated Services of Kalamazoo, c/o of the funeral home....

Ralph Smith

June 24, 2021

Larry will be laid to rest next to Audrey in Hope Cemetery, Texas Twp. The family will have a small private service.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o of the funeral home....