Obituaries Archive

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Gerald "Jay" Ottinger Jr.

December 8, 2021

Cremation will take place and a celebration of Jay’s life will be held on December 18, 2021, from 1:00 to 4:00 at the Life in Christ Ministries Church, 14990 Beadle Lake Rd. Battle Creek, MI 49014. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity ...
4 Messages

David L. Trevino

December 7, 2021

A Memorial Service for family and friends will be held on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service beginning at 5:00 p....

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Steven R. Volker

December 6, 2021

The family is planning to have a memorial at a later time. Steve will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....
10 Messages

Dawn M. Scott

December 5, 2021

A service to commemorate Dawn’s life and faith will be held at Cherry Creek Community Church, 10641 Shaver Rd., Portage, on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive callers for two hours prior to the service beginning at 9:0...
5 Messages

Nina J. Baker

December 4, 2021

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and she will be laid to rest privately. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators, c/o the funeral home....

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Mark D. Watson

December 4, 2021

No services are being held at this time. Mark will be laid to rest at Ft Custer National Cemetery, with full military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Animal Rescue, c/o the funeral home.  ...
5 Messages

Pamela J. Rowgo

December 3, 2021

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, c/o the funeral home....
1 Message

Olga Georgiou

December 3, 2021

A committal service will take place in the chapel at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any animal rescue charity....

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Richard R. Rogers

December 2, 2021

Cremation will take place; he will be laid to rest with Sandy at Ft. Custer National Cemetery.  A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators Hospice, c/o the funeral home....
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Robert E. Bushouse

December 1, 2021

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Voyage Church, 6339 Atlantic Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, Pastor Glenn Adams officiating. A time of visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service begi...
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Scott E. Lewnfield

November 30, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and private services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fisher House Foundation for military families, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Suite 410, Rockville, MD, 20852 or c/o the fune...

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James D. Boutell

November 30, 2021

According to his wishes, there will not be a funeral service at this time. The family will be having a celebration of life fish fry at a date in the future. Jim loved the U of M. We would ask that instead of flowers  donations be made to the Univers...
6 Messages

Doris H. Johnson

November 29, 2021

No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan, c/o the funeral home....
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Ruth V. Bolen

November 29, 2021

There will be no service. A private family gathering will be held. Interment will be December 3, 2021 at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park-South. Contribution in memory of Ruth may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Kalamazoo Humane Societ...

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Joel F. Tuttle

November 27, 2021

A private family gathering was held and Joel was laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, c/o the funeral home....
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Howard R. Vindedahl

November 27, 2021

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at First United Methodist Church, 212 S. Park St. Kalamazoo, MI, 49007. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM with a memorial service immediately following. Rev. Julie Kline w...

George E. Thornburg

November 27, 2021

A prayer service will take place on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the Parish Hall at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1628 East G Ave., Parchment, MI 49004, followed by a time of visitation and luncheon from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. George loved dogs, ...

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William Shingledecker

November 27, 2021

Bill will be laid to rest at Ft. Custer National Cemetery with full military honors....
3 Messages

Leo E. Mitchell Jr.

November 25, 2021

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice....

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John R. Steele

November 24, 2021

A memorial visitation will be held on Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, January 15, 2021 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. The family is requesting that all visitors please wear a protective face mask. Thank you. ...
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Vonda A. Cox

November 24, 2021

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Faith United Methodist Church of Delton, 503 South Grove St., Delton, MI 49046. Interment will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Galesburg. Memorial contributions may be ...
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Joseph F. Roglic

November 23, 2021

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, beginning at 11:00 AM, at Hope Reformed Church, 910 Jenks Blvd. Kalamazoo, MI 49006. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10:00 AM, one hour prior to the service. Int...
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Kenneth A. Herder

November 22, 2021

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and no services are scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Rose Arbor Hospice Residence....

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Richard C. Bowers

November 22, 2021

A service to commemorate Richard’s life will be held on Monday, December 6, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 12:00 noo...
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Oletta Jean Pakiela

November 22, 2021

In accordance with her wish a private family memorial was held with Pastor Kevin Baker  officiating; cremation will take place and a public celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Nav...