Obituaries Archive


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Dennis J. Nowicki

June 9, 2021

Dennis will be interred at Fort Custer National Cemetery and a celebration of his life will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Humane Society, West Michigan Cancer Center, or Hospice Care of Southwest Mich...
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Thomas Frank Brindley

June 8, 2021

A visitation for Thomas will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 a.m. Thomas will be laid to rest with his parents at Mt. Olivet Cathol...
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Jason R. Cripe

June 2, 2021

Cremation will take place and a celebration of Jason’s life will be held at a later date....

Sandra A. Schoolmaster

June 1, 2021

The family is not planning a service at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan, c/o of the funeral home....

Todd A. Jones

May 31, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a private family graveside service will be held at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made in Todd’s honor to Kairos Dwelling Home of Kalamazoo, care of the funeral home, or di...
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Sylvia J. DeVries

May 29, 2021

A private memorial will be held at Joldersma Klein Funeral Home for immediate family only and she will be interred at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Much gratitude is offered to Faith Hospice of Grand Rapids for their invaluable help in preparing our...
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Melissa E. Rice

May 29, 2021

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Reformed Church, care of the funeral home....
4 Messages

Judy Acker-Smith

May 26, 2021

To celebrate the life of a wife, mother, teacher, coach and friend, a Celebration of Life will be held at Kalamazoo College's Stetson Chapel on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be directed ...
4 Messages

Nancy L. Youngblood

May 26, 2021

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and the family will greet other family and friends for a Celebration of Life on Saturday, June 5, 2021 beginning at 4:30 p.m.at Shalom, Inc., located at 6276 North Riverview Drive in Kalamazoo,...
8 Messages

Duane D. Parker Jr.

May 24, 2021

A Celebration of Duane’s Life will be held on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick, Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family on Saturday, May 29, 2021, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home...
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Steven L. Bos

May 23, 2021

A celebration of his life will be held at Niko’s Landing, 5852 King Hwy., Kalamazoo, MI 49048, on Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM....
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Gerrie Lynn Cavanaugh

May 22, 2021

The family is planning a memorial event to be held at a later date and time. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or American Cancer Society, c/o the funeral home....
7 Messages

Sally J. Martz

May 22, 2021

A private family service will take place on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, followed by a celebration of her life and luncheon at Central Park in Portage, beginning around 12:30 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to ...
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Dena M. Mentor

May 22, 2021

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Victory Baptist Church, 308 W. Milham Ave. in Portage. Visitation with family at 10 am; memorial service to follow at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kalamazoo ...
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Paul Gilbert Montz

May 22, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial to celebrate Paul’s life will be held on Friday, June 4th beginning at One o’clock, with Pastor Thaddeus Stout officiating. 12th Street Baptist Church is located at 3911 Sou...
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Katheryn M. Crump

May 21, 2021

A service of witness to Katheryn’s life and faith will be held at Calvary Bible Church, 855 S. Drake Rd., Kalamazoo, on Friday, June 4, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interme...
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Carol W. Rudloff

May 20, 2021

In accordance with her wishes, there will be no memorial or funeral service. There will be a celebration of her life held later this summer, dates and times to be announced. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home...

Raymundo C. Neri

May 19, 2021

Cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time....
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Elaine M. Tomkinson

May 18, 2021

The family is planning Celebration of Elaine’s life to be held at a later date and time. Contributions in Elaine’s memory may be made to The Salvation Army. The family welcomes your condolence message here....
3 Messages

Dr. Ronald L. Schuen

May 13, 2021

A memorial service is being planned for a later date. To make a lasting gift in Ron's memory please consider First Congregational Church UCC of Constantine, MI, or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, c/o the funeral home.  ...

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Robert "Bob" Welker

May 13, 2021

The family is planning a Celebration of Bob’s Life to be held this summer at the family home. Bob was laid to rest at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park, South. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Hospice Care of Southwest Mic...
6 Messages

Calvin L. Prude

May 12, 2021

The family is planning a memorial service to be held at a later date....
8 Messages

David L. Conley

May 12, 2021

A memorial gathering to celebrate David and Curtis' lives will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Memorial Park in Otsego, Michigan from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Everyone is invited to bring a lawn chair and a dish to pass....
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Waltraut Maria Knoll

May 11, 2021

The family is planning a memorial service in Vienna, where Waltraut will be interred in the Central Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes, c/o the funeral home....
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John & Tina Beard

May 10, 2021

In accordance with their wish, cremation will take place and a celebration of their lives will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in Tina and John’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Kidney Fund....