Mary E. Wesner

January 8, 2020

The family is planning private memorial events. Interment will be at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Those wishing to make a lasting gift in ’s memory are asked to consider the American Lung Association, c/o the funeral home.

Robert S. Pacic

January 3, 2020

A service to commemorate Bob’s life will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Friends may call on the family for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home beginning at 2

Robert E. Philipp

January 1, 2020

In accordance with his wish, cremation will take place and a celebration of his life will be held at Grace Harbor Church (811 Gorham Lane) on January 19, 2020 from 3-6 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o the f

David E. Buck

December 31, 2019

The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 AM, one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Liberty Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pine Rest Christian Hospital or the Phillips AFC Home, c/o th

Doris C. Smith

December 29, 2019

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan.

Vicki L. Kahl

December 28, 2019

The family is planning a private memorial event. Those wishing to make a lasting gift in memory of Vicki are asked to consider the charity one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

Kathleen A. Egelston

December 28, 2019

Services are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707, would be greatly appreciated.

Danny A. Sparks

December 27, 2019

In accordance with his wish cremation has taken place and the family will hold a service at a later date. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

Orianne B. Lemay

December 25, 2019

A celebration of Orianne’s life is planned for a later date. Those wishing to make a lasting gift in Orianne’s memory are asked to consider SPCA of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home.

R. Eugene "Gene" Orwig

December 18, 2019

A memorial service will be held at one of his favorite spots to eat, Bucky’s Restaurant on December 28 at 2:30PM, with a luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Southwest Michigan Hospice or the Senior Services Voluntee

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Robert G. Bloomquist

December 18, 2019

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church, 321 South St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church Music Program or Hospice Care of Southwest Mich

Paul L. Westerville

December 17, 2019

A memorial moment will take place during the Sunday morning worship service at Oak Grove Bible Church, Kalamazoo this December 29, where Paul attended the last four years, playing the piano and teaching adult Sunday School. Burial will take place in

Christopher M. Chadderdon

December 17, 2019

The family is planning a memorial event after the holidays. Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, c/o the funeral home.

Wilhelm Forster

December 16, 2019

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a gathering to celebrate Bill’s life will be held later on. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Bronson Hospital’s Hospital Hospitality House

Keith E. Bearup

December 14, 2019

The family is planning a memorial event to be held in the Spring, with a date yet to be determined. Those wishing to make a lasting gift in Keith’s memory are asked to consider OutFront of Kalamazoo, c/o the funeral home.

Aija V. Kengis

December 13, 2019

A service to commemorate Aija’s life will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 1747 West Milham, Portage. Friends may greet the family one hour before the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the chu

Gordon W. Waters

December 12, 2019

A service to celebrate Fro’s life will be held on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Yorkville Community Church, 11523 E D Ave., Richland, MI 49083. Private interment will take place at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial contribu

Gloria K. Rayman

December 11, 2019

A memorial service to honor her life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, December 28, 2019, beginning at 12:00 PM. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 AM, one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributi

Robyn S. Smith

December 10, 2019

The family is planning a private memorial gathering to be held after the holidays. The family is especially grateful to the staff of ROI for the care and love given to Robyn. Memorial contributions may be made to Residential Opportunities Inc., c/o

Rebecca S. Barber

December 9, 2019

A memorial celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at the funeral home from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home.

Genevieve Bearss

December 9, 2019

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 936 Lake Street, Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m. In

Babe Ruimveld

December 6, 2019

A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Calvary Bible Church, 855 S. Drake Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 4009. Visitation will be held on Thursday at the funeral home from 5:00 – 7:00 PM and one hour prior to the service at

James V. Picard

December 4, 2019

A private family memorial event will be held at a later date. Those wishing to make a lasting gift in Jim’s memory are invited to remember Alcoholics Anonymous, c/o the funeral home, or the ASA Social Fund for Hidden Peoples, 1323 Fairstead Ln; Pi

Steve Gianakis

December 4, 2019

A memorial visitation will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Gordon G. Eriksen

December 2, 2019

Memorial donations may be directed to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or the Heritage Community Foundation of Kalamazoo. Per Gordon’s wishes, there will be no services. Burial will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery at a later date. Fami