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Obituaries Archive

Darold "Gus" Gustafson

July 26, 2018

A private family interment will take place at Anderson Cemetery in Decatur Township. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Edwin Hinkley Jr.

July 25, 2018

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place.

Kenneth O. Green

July 25, 2018

A memorial service will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 247 W. Lovell St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice Residence or St. Luke’s

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William Mumford Deary, Jr.

July 25, 2018

On August 14, 2018, a graveside committal with full military honors will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery for William M. Deary, Jr. “Bill”, followed by a memorial gathering and luncheon at Lakewood Assisted Living. Fort Custer is locat

Robin S. Van Der Bos

July 22, 2018

A memorial service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM. A time of visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Seeing E

Janice E. Lievense

July 22, 2018

A celebration of Janice’s life will be held at Skiles Tavern, 154 East 8th St., Holland, MI 49423 on Saturday, August 25, 2018 beginning at 2:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Golden Retriever Rescue, PO Box 1455, Grand Rapid

Michael L. Scott

July 21, 2018

A celebration of Michael’s life will be held on Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at North Eleven Bar and Grill located at 5585 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49048. Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to help with his children’s

Ada Wyatt

July 20, 2018

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 25, at 1:00 p.m. at the Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Friends may call on the family on Tuesday, July 24, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Those wishing to make a l

Judith M. Luykx

July 20, 2018

According to Judy’s wishes, cremation will take place and the family will receive friends on Wednesday July 25, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church located at 9800 East BC Avenue, Richland, MI., followed by a celebration of Judy

Donald A. Rutishauser

July 20, 2018

Don was laid to rest in Portage South Cemetery at a service attended by his immediate family. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for August 11, 2018 at 11 AM at Portage United Church of Christ at 2731 W. Milham Ave in Portage, MI. The Rev. Dr. Mary K

Edna M. Followell

July 9, 2018

A funeral service will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. A time of visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the s

Virginia J. Drobny

July 8, 2018

Private interment will take place next to her husband at Riverside Cemetery in Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions in Virginia’s memory may be made to the Harold and Grace Upjohn Care and Rehab Center or Heartland Hospice.

Patrick L. Vanzile

July 8, 2018

An open house celebration of Patrick's life will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Lori Vigen's home, 3220 Huron Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49006 and on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Candy Keene's home, 740 Stonehill Dr.,

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Warren G. Popp

July 8, 2018

Private services will be planned for a later date. Contributions in Warren's memory may be made to DaVita Kalamazoo Central Dialysis, in care of the funeral home.

Helen J. Mangan

July 5, 2018

At Helen’s request no services will be held. Memorial contributions in Helen’s memory may be made to the YWCA of Kalamazoo, c/o the funeral home.

Louise H. VandenBrink

June 30, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service will take place on Saturday July 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Third Christian Reformed Church located at 2400 Winchell Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 with AJ Gretz presiding. 

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Edwin J. Willie

June 30, 2018

A mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 933 Charlotte Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49048, on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 11:00 AM. The Very Reverend James Richardson celebrant. A time of visitation will be held at the church

Constance K. Parker

June 30, 2018

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, July 5, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, July 6, 2018, beginning at 1:00 PM. Interment at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park. In lieu of flow

Katherine "Kate" Rouse

June 29, 2018

A private family service is being planned. Contributions in Kate’s memory may be given to Shepherd’s Center of Great Kalamazoo or West Michigan Cancer Center.

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Ernest D. Lawson

June 28, 2018

Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, c/o the funeral home.

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Bobby "Bob" Duff

June 28, 2018

A private family service is being planned.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, c/o the funeral home.

Anthony "Tony" F. Rector

June 27, 2018

In accordance with his wishes cremation will take place and a celebration of his life will be announced at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Richland Animal Rescue or Heartland Hospice, c/o the funeral home.

James White

June 27, 2018

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life Gathering will take place on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 3 PM at First United Methodist Church, 200 Park St., Plainwell, MI 49080.

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Earl C. Cosby

June 24, 2018

Cremation has taken place and a gathering of friends and family will be held at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Friday, June 29, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Inurnment will be at a later date at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South. Memorial con

Doris A. Buddemeier

June 23, 2018

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and a private family committal service will take place on July 9, 2018 at 11 am at Grand Prairie Cemetery in Kalamazoo Township, with her step-son, Joseph White officiating.