Obituaries Archive


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Michael E. Densham

October 22, 2023

A service in witness to Mike’s life and faith will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. noon at Calvary Bible Church East, 5495 East Main St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one and a half hours prior to the service at the...

Ann K. Burian

October 20, 2023

At this time, no service is scheduled. In her memory, the family asks that donations to two of Ann’s favorite art organizations be considered. The Textile Center of Minneapolis and Kalamazoo Institute of Arts were both important destinations throug...

Sandra Lea Matyas

October 19, 2023

A funeral service to honor and celebrate her life will be held on Monday, October 23, 2023 at 10:00 AM at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Interment will follow at Mount Ever-Rest Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI. Visitation hou...

Arie VanderPloeg

October 18, 2023

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of one’s choice. ...

Carole A. Shannon

October 18, 2023

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a celebration of Carole’s life will be planned for the near future. Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

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James D. Hall

October 17, 2023

Private family gatherings are planned to celebrate Jim's life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Centrica Care Navigators of Kalamazoo, formerly known as Hospice Care of SW Michigan....

Rebecca J. Johnson

October 16, 2023

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be given to the family (checks payable to Vern Johnson) c/o the funeral home....
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Jean M. Austin (nee Switzer)

October 15, 2023

A private celebration of life service is planned on Friday, October 20. The family requests that you make a donation in Jean’s honor to Kairos Dwelling Hospice or the Animal Rescue Project in lieu of gifts or flowers. ...

Carol J. Hafs

October 14, 2023

No services are being planned in Michigan. Carol will be laid to rest next to Harold at Hillside Cemetery, Genoa City, WI. Memorial contributions may be given to P.E.O. International, in c/o the funeral home....

Charlotte M. Bush

October 12, 2023

Char will be laid to rest with Larry in a private graveside service at East Cooper Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators, or Kairos Dwelling, in c/o the funeral home....
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Robert V. Harger

October 12, 2023

Cremation will take place and no service is scheduled. Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of one’s choice....
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Brian C. Klein

October 11, 2023

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. noon at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park South, 3941 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, in the mausoleum chapel. A reception will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to Huntin...

Jerrie Ann Farley

October 9, 2023

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a private interment will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o the funeral home....
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Linda L. Hinds

October 7, 2023

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 12:00 PM at Chapman Memorial Church of the Nazarene, 7520 East U Ave., Vicksburg, MI 49007. A time of visitation will be held at the church prior to the service, b...

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Allan C. VanderVeen

October 5, 2023

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place with a private interment at Riverside Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be given to Centrica Care Navigators or Kairos Dwelling....

Laura Johnson

October 4, 2023

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and no service is scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to Edgewood Health & Rehabilitation of Three Rivers....
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Gloria J. Bartelt

October 3, 2023

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service to honor Gloria’s life will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, beginning at 11:00 a.m. She will be la...

Morrey J. Harger

October 2, 2023

Cremation will take place and a memorial service to celebrate his life 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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Marilyn Wheeler

October 1, 2023

A private Christian burial has taken place at West Cooper Cemetery. No services are scheduled. Memorial contributions in Marilyn’s memory may be given to a church of one’s choice....
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Rosemary T. MacKenzie

September 30, 2023

A celebration of life will be held at St. Mary’s Bart Hall following the 11:00 a.m. Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 939 Charlotte St. in Kalamazoo, MI, on Saturday, October 21, 2023.  Interment will be held on October 23, 2023, at Mt. Olivet...
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Charles Parent

September 30, 2023

Per Charlie’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no service. A private memorial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the American Heart Association in his memory. www.heart.org/donat...
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Stephanie Ann Fleming

September 30, 2023

Her cremains will be placed next to her mother: Barbara Joyce Bassage at the Maple Grove Cemetery Columbarium in Comstock, Kalamazoo County, Michigan at a later date. Private family services are being held....

Mildred I. Skelton

September 29, 2023

A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 6, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Comstock Cemetery, 5900 Oran Ave., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, ...
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Lawrence J. Bush

September 28, 2023

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE Due to inclement weather the previously scheduled graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family ...
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Linda L. Morrison

September 28, 2023

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park, South, 3941 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family briefly one hour prior to the service at Joldersma & Klein Funeral H...