Obituaries Archive

M. Irene Newland

July 29, 2023

Irene will be laid to rest at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park South, 3941 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, in a graveside service on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators or Youth for Christ,...

Beverly R. Thorson

July 29, 2023

No local public services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice....
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Harriet A. Smith

July 28, 2023

A funeral service will be held on Friday, August, 4, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Memo...
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Bethany J. Homan

July 27, 2023

A service in witness to Bethany’s life and faith will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Prairie Baptist Church, 11210 East PQ Ave., Scotts. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the church beginning at 1...

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Thomas Phelps

July 26, 2023

Family and friends will gather to celebrate Tom's life, alongside his late wife Bernie, at St. Ambrose Church, 1628 East G Ave. Parchment, on Friday, August 4th. The visitation will commence at 1:00 pm, followed by a memorial service at 2:00 pm, and ...
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Kenneth D. VanDenBerg

July 26, 2023

A service in witness to Ken’s life and faith will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Heritage Christian Reformed Church, 2857 S. 11th Street, Kalamazoo, with his pastor, The Rev. Simon Tuin officiating. Friends may call on the fami...
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Beckett Fitch

July 23, 2023

Baby Beckett Fitch, infant son of Ty and Emily Fitch, left this world on July 23, 2023, the same day he was born. His loving parents will host an informal gathering for friends and family to pay their respects on Saturday, August 5, 2023 from 10:00 A...

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Richard Leslie

July 22, 2023

Dick will be laid to rest with full military honors in a graveside service at Ft. Custer National Cemetery on Friday, August 11, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. Those wishing to attend should meet in the cortege assembly area of the cemetery at 1:15 p.m. Memorial...

Gail E. Nichols

July 22, 2023

A memorial service will be held Friday, July 28, 2023 at First Baptist Church of Coldwater (102 Bishop Ave., Coldwater, MI  49036) at 12:00pm with Visitation beginning at 10:00am (preceding the service) with Pastor Bob Ward officiating.  Burial wil...

Jeffrey Paul Heller II

July 22, 2023

The family is planning a Celebration of Life to be held at a date and time to be announced shortly. Memorial contributions to assist the Heller family with expenses can be given in his name at www.rectifychurch.org....
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Diane E. Black

July 21, 2023

Cremation will take place and a private family memorial will be held.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo County Humane Society, c/o the funeral home....

Carol R. McCoy

July 20, 2023

Cremation will take place and no services are scheduled. Private interment will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell. Memorial contributions in Carol’s memory may be made to Kairos Dwelling....
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Nancy K. Maddox

July 19, 2023

The family is planning a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in c/o the funeral home....

Robert O. Flinn

July 15, 2023

No services are being planned. Robert will be laid to rest at Maple Grove Cemetery, Comstock. Memorial contributions may be made to Leader Dogs for the Blind, in c/o the funeral home....

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Robert "Bob" Tebo

July 15, 2023

Bob will be laid to rest with full military honors in a graveside service at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, on Friday, August 4, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to attend should gather in the cortege assembly area at 12:45 p.m. Contributions in Bob...
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Kimberly Harris

July 15, 2023

Cremation has taken place and a private family gathering to celebrate Kim’s life will be held at a later date....

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Andrew Morris

July 15, 2023

Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled at this time....
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Jeffrey Reichenbach

July 13, 2023

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home, beginning at 1:00 p....
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Arthur G. Liggett

July 12, 2023

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a private family service will be held. Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home. ...
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Charles R. Christianson

July 11, 2023

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1747 W. Milham Ave. Portage, MI. Friends may greet the family at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m. Chuck will be laid to rest with Jan at G...

David E. Garrison

July 11, 2023

In accordance with his wish, cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Rose Arbor Place, c/o the funeral home....
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Donna Yaple-Yowler

July 10, 2023

Donna will be laid to rest in a graveside service on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park, South, 3941 S. Westnedge, Kalamazoo. An hour of visitation will take place one prior to the service the at cemetery’s mausole...

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David P. Dieterman

July 6, 2023

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest privately with full military honors at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Centrica Care Navigators Hospice or Southwest Michigan Land ...

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Gerry L. Martz

July 6, 2023

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and interment at Ft. Custer National Cemetery is pending....
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Karen L. Lyster

July 5, 2023

A celebration of life gathering will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, July 13, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Memorial contributions in Karen’s memory may be made to Centrica Care Navigators Hospice. ...