obituaries


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Eldon E. Wallace

December 7, 2022

A service in witness to Eldon’s life and faith will be held on a date and time to be announced soon at Trinity Lutheran Church, 504 S. Westnedge; Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be given to Paw Paw-Lawton Masonic Lodge #25 or Trinity Luthera...

Lynette M. Watson

December 5, 2022

No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be given to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, in c/o the funeral home....

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Basil E. Thomas

December 4, 2022

No services are being planned at this time. Basil will be laid to rest in the spring next to his wife at Evergreen Cemetery, Kalkaska. Memorial contributions may be given to Kalkaska Senior Center, in c/o the funeral home....
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Marjorie Taylor

December 4, 2022

A funeral service to honor her faith and life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, December 10, 2022, beginning at 1:00 PM, with Pastors Chuck Rawsthorne and Bill Abernathy officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one...
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David L. McMillan

December 2, 2022

A memorial gathering to celebrate David’s life will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions in his memory may be given to Truckers Final Mile or Autism Speaks....

Bruce G. Knickerbocker

December 2, 2022

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions in Bruce’s memory may be given to the American Heart Association....

Linda M. Munger

December 1, 2022

No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, in c/o the funeral home....

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Kenneth L. Fryling

December 1, 2022

A Celebration of Ken’s Life is being planned for the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors, in c/o the funeral home....
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Ronald E. Hicks

November 29, 2022

A memorial gathering will be held on Monday evening, December 5, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. At 6:00 p.m. friends will be given an opportunity to share remembrances of Ron. M...
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Allen L. Dixon

November 29, 2022

Visitation for Al will be held from 6-8pm on Friday, December 9th, at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St, Kalamazoo. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 10th at 11:00 am at Texas Corners Bible Church, 7780 S. 8th S...
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Marsha Kay Binkley

November 28, 2022

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 1:00 PM at New Apostolic Church, 3600 W. Milham Ave., Portage, MI 49024. Visitation will take place at the church, prior to the service, beginning at 11:00 AM. Memorial contributions m...
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Jeannine G. Stone

November 28, 2022

No services are scheduled at this time and private interment will take place at East Cooper Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to South Haven Scott Club, 652 Phoenix St., South Haven, MI 49090....
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Victor Dolph Sr.

November 28, 2022

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place no services are scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, c/o the funeral home....

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Richard "Rich" Randall

November 26, 2022

In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery with full military honors at a date yet to be determined. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Charles and Lynn Zhang Port...

Nancy L. Clark

November 25, 2022

No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators, in c/o the funeral home....

Louise Elsie Thomas

November 24, 2022

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Anna Vaseris

November 23, 2022

No services are being planned at this time. Anna will be laid to rest in the spring at Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators or Kalamazoo Latvian Evangelical Lutheran United Church, in c/o the ...

George F. Plumstead

November 22, 2022

We are saddened to report the death of our brother George Francis Plumstead on November 22, 2022. Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled at this time....
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Barbara Ann Page

November 22, 2022

In accordance with her wish cremation has taken place and a service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Rose Arbor, c/o the funeral home. The family would like to thank everyone there who made Barb fe...
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Daniel J. Berglund

November 22, 2022

No services are scheduled at this time. Interment with full military honors will take place at a later date at Ft. Custer National Cemetery....
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Mae A. Oswalt

November 21, 2022

In accordance with her wish cremation has taken place and a private interment will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....

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Ernest J. Pratt

November 21, 2022

A memorial mass will be said on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1628 E. G Avenue; Parchment. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Ernie will be laid to rest at...

Beverly J. Bender

November 20, 2022

No services are being planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home. ...

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James W. Brown

November 18, 2022

Burial with full military honors will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in the spring of 2023....

Helen E. Byers

November 17, 2022

A memorial service in witness to her life and faith will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Kalamazoo Missionary Church, 5045 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family on Sunday evening, November 20, 2022, from 6:00...