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Sophie G. Keyes

October 23, 2020

Sophie will be laid to rest next to her husband at St. John Catholic Cemetery in Jackson. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

Veteran

Robert W. Ross

October 21, 2020

The family is planning a celebration of Bob’s life to be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Comstock VFW Post 6252, c/o the funeral home.

Thomas Foster DeGroot

October 21, 2020

A private celebration of Tom’s life will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Kalamazoo YWCA Domestic Assault Program, c/o the funeral home. Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home 917 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo, MI

Ronald Eugene Reed

October 20, 2020

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place. There will be no memorial service at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Moon AFC or Guardian Finance & Advocacy Services of Kalamazoo, care of the funeral home. Please feel

Phyllis M. Mann

October 20, 2020

A gathering to celebrate Phyllis’ life will take place later next spring. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to South County Community Services for Seniors.

Lisa M. Bird

October 19, 2020

A private service will be held to commemorate Lisa’s life. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home.

Thomas E. Grubbs

October 19, 2020

The family is planning a private memorial to be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Branch County Substance Abuse Task Force, c/o the funeral home.

Robert W. Brown, Jr.

October 16, 2020

A graveside committal service will take place on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park – South, located on South Westnedge Avenue. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Michigan Cancer Center.

Kenneth W. Boston

October 13, 2020

Cremation will take place and private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Alano Club, c/o the funeral home.

Mary Sue "Susie" Miller (Dorgan)

October 13, 2020

In keeping with her wishes, Susie’s body will be cremated. A family gathering will be held in Summer 2021. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ascension Borgess Patient Assistance Fund, 1521 Gull Rd., MSB 300, Kalamazoo MI 49048, or to

Charles D. Johnson

October 12, 2020

In accordance with his wish, cremation will take place and a private family committal service will be held at Grand Prairie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Veteran

Ralph W. Wine

October 11, 2020

Visitation for Ralph will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday October 15, 2020, at Temple Baptist Church. A funeral service for Ralph will take place on Friday October 16, 2020 beginning at 11 a.m., also at the church. The church is located

Ann Nieboer

October 10, 2020

A private family memorial service will be held at Heritage Christian Reformed Church with Pastor Simon Tuin officiating. A private committal service will be held at Mt. Ever Rest South Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Wycliffe Bible Translators, C

Veteran

Samuel D. Holysz

October 10, 2020

Cremation will take place and a memorial visitation to honor and celebrate Sam’s life will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, at Gull Lake Country Club, 9725 W. Gull Lake Dr., Richland, MI 49083. Out of respect for others

Eleanor I. Pettitt

October 9, 2020

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place and a private family gathering will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society or The Kalamazoo County Library, c/o the funeral home.

Donna J. Conley

October 8, 2020

The family is planning a private graveside service at Kendall Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society for Women’s Breast Cancer, c/o the funeral home.

Wendy K. Park

October 8, 2020

A service to celebrate Wendy’s life will be held at Voyage Church, 6339 Atlantic St. Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM, Pastors Wes Tillett and Dave Bruninks officiating. The service will also be live-streamed at www.fac

Sharon L. Norberg

October 7, 2020

In accordance with her wishes, cremation will take place and the family will be scheduling a celebration of life sometime in the near future. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Toys For Tots, care of the funer

Stephanie M. Lewis

October 7, 2020

A memorial service to celebrate Stephanie’s life will be held at Northbridge Church, 8824 Douglas Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49009, on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Ray Brandon officiating. Visitation will take place at the church one

Veteran

James M. Wilkey

October 5, 2020

Jim will be laid to rest with his fellow veterans at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, following private full military honors. Those wishing to leave a lasting gift in Jim’s memory are asked to remember the West Michigan Cancer Center.