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Obituaries Archive

Darlene L. Ingersoll

August 24, 2019

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place. Her family will celebrate her life privately. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home.

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Richard H. Jewell

August 23, 2019

Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm. The service will be held at New Hope Free Methodist Church (5665 Eastern Ave SE, Kentwood, Mi 49508). Memorial contributions may be made to the char

Sue Y. Tickle

August 18, 2019

A service to commemorate Sue’s life will be held on Thursday, August 22, at 3:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick Street, with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. Friends may call on the family at the funeral home, one hour prior to

Elaine H. McAllister

August 18, 2019

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Village (Friends Fund), c/o the funeral home.

Dessler E. Watson, Sr.

August 17, 2019

He will be interred in his native Nicaragua. Memorials may be made to the Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes, c/o the funeral home.

Susan A. Burgett

August 14, 2019

The family will be announcing a time and place for a celebration of her life to be held on September 12, 2019. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes, c/o the funeral home.

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Vernon "Bub" Texter

August 13, 2019

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Oshtemo United Methodist Church, 6574 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49009. Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity, Hospice Care of Southw

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Raymond S. Ihrcke

August 12, 2019

The family is planning a “Celebration of his life” to be held at Ray’s church, Portage United Church of Christ, 2731 W Milham Ave, Portage, MI, on Sunday, September 15th at 12:30 p.m. It was Ray’s wish that in his memory his family and frie

Jimmie T. Devales

August 11, 2019

A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 507 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Rev. Fr. Mark Sietsema will preside. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo

Myrtis V. Ledlow

August 10, 2019

Age 88, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving children on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Myrtis was born in Moulton, AL, on November 17, 1930, the daughter of Mark Hannah and Vertie Mable (Parker) England. She loved gardening and was well know

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James L. Zimmerman, Sr.

August 10, 2019

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a time of visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August 15, 2018 beginning at 11 a.m. with a memorial service to follow, beginning at 12:00 p.m., with Pastor James Dyke of

Kathryn E. Bartlam

August 8, 2019

A memorial service to celebrate Kathryn’s life will be held on Monday, August 12, 2019, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Haven Reformed Church, 5350 N. Sprinkle Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49004. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10:00 one

Carolyn B. Anderson

August 5, 2019

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

Kevin J. Clement

August 5, 2019

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

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Ralph W. Ozmun

August 3, 2019

A private committal will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Michigan Cancer Center.

Curtis L. Butters

August 1, 2019

Cremation has taken place per his wishes and a memorial will be held at a future date. Family would like to extend their grateful appreciation to the nursing staff and doctors of the Neurology floor at Bronson Methodist Hospital and the caring staff

Rick J. Crisp

August 1, 2019

A service to commemorate Rick’s life will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St, Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family at the funeral home for two hours prior to the service beg

Mildred J. Hatfield

August 1, 2019

In accordance with her wishes, the family will greet friends at 11:00 a.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, August 08, 2019 for visitation prior to the funeral service which is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. She will be laid to re

Mary L. DeKoekkoek

July 31, 2019

A memorial service will be held at Spring Valley Wesleyan Church, 5240 Mt. Olivet Road in Kalamazoo, on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Friends may call on the family on Tuesday evening, August 13, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the church.

Albert "Ed" Merchant

July 29, 2019

A service to commemorate Ed’s life will be held on Saturday, September 7 at 3:00 p.m. at Niko’s Landing, 5852 King Highway, Comstock. To make a lasting gift in Ed’s memory you are invited to consider Lending Hands of Michigan or Southern Care.

Frederic J. DeYoung

July 28, 2019

A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Second Christian Reformed Church, 3015 Nichols Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004. Interment will be at Almena Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on

Ida A. Haase

July 26, 2019

A service to commemorate Ida’s life will be held on Wednesday, July 31, at 11:00 a.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment at East C

Barbara E. Cook

July 25, 2019

A service to commemorate Barbara’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 3, at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick Street, with Pastor Greg Van Heukelom officiating. Friends may call on the family at the funeral home one

Walter Stewart, Jr.

July 25, 2019

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Faith Temple Church of God, 402 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Bishop Dr. T.D. Lockett, pastor. A time of visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to th

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David C. Kissinger

July 23, 2019

Cremation will take place and a private interment will be held at East Cooper Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of S.W. Michigan or the SPCA, c/o the funeral home.