obituaries

Felix J. Olvera

April 10, 2024

Cremation will take place and private family remembrances will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Disabilities Network, c/o the funeral home....

Barbara Ann Hogg

April 9, 2024

A service in witness to Barbara’s life and faith will be held on Friday, May 3, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 504 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service at the church...

Dorothy L. Criss

April 7, 2024

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Nancy A. Brightwell

April 7, 2024

In accordance with her wish cremation will take place. Memorial contributions may be made to Lending Hands of Michigan, c/o the funeral home....

Joyce L. Stafford

April 3, 2024

A memorial service to honor and celebrate Joyce’s life will be held on Monday, May 6, 2024, at 11:00 am at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 7211 Oakland Dr. Portage, MI 49024.  A private family inurnment will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. M...
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Donna J. Abbs

April 3, 2024

Donna will be laid to rest next to Butch at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Nancy Kay Betke

April 2, 2024

A memorial visitation to celebrate her life will be held at the funeral home on Friday, April 5, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Kalamazoo Humane Society, c/o the funeral home. ...

Donald W. Glenn, Jr.

March 31, 2024

A private family memorial is being planned. Memorial contributions may be made to Senior Care Partners, in c/o the funeral home. ...
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Melisa L. Dinse

March 31, 2024

Cremation will take place and private family remembrances will be held. Memorials may be made to the Greg King Canine Recovery 484 Farren Rd. Texarkana, TX  75503 or Leroy Congregational Church 1997 H Drive South East Leroy, MI 49501....

David N. Stuut

March 31, 2024

He leaves behind the legacy of a life well lived and he will be missed by all who knew him. Cremation will take place and he will be laid to rest privately at Grand Prairie Cemetery in Richland by his family. Memorials may be made to Kalamazoo Colleg...

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Kenneth M. Irish, Jr.

March 30, 2024

Colonel Irish will receive a military full honors burial at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington Virginia. Date of service to be determined and posted at a later date. We will welcome the gathering of friends and family at a memorial which will ...
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Ila Mae Campbell

March 30, 2024

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, April 4, 2024, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., followed by a graveside service at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park beginning at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Jim Dyke officiating. Memorial contributions may...

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Walter A. Johnson

March 29, 2024

Walter will be laid to rest next to Dilys in a graveside service on Friday, April 5, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park South, 3941 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, in c/o...
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Jeannine M. Longjohn

March 28, 2024

A memorial will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 2122 Bronson Blvd., Kalamazoo, on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation with family will start at 10:30 a.m. with a service at 11:00 a.m. and a luncheon to follow at Zion....

Cynthia Crain-Daniels

March 27, 2024

No public services are being held. Cynthia will be laid to rest at Vicksburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Gospel Ministry, in c/o the funeral home. ...

Mark J. Slater

March 27, 2024

Cremation will take place and private family remembrances will be held. Memorials may be made to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, c/o the funeral home....
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Lynn D. Kinney

March 26, 2024

Lynn will be laid to rest next to Tim in a private graveside service at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park, South. Memorial contributions may be made to Centrica Care Navigators, in c/o the funeral home. ...
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Linda K. Hoeksema

March 22, 2024

Cremation will take place and private family remembrances will be held. Memorials may be made to the Westwood Chrisitan Reformed Church, c/o the funeral home....
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Robert A. Groggel

March 21, 2024

No services are planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, in c/o the funeral home. ...

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Carl 'Big Mike' DeMink

March 20, 2024

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 28, 2024, beginning at 11:30 AM, with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. I...

Walter J. Strome III

March 20, 2024

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and private services will be held. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice, c/o the funeral home....
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Jacquelyn Middlebrooks

March 18, 2024

Cremation will take place and a celebration to honor her life will be held Sunday, April 7th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Country Acres Village Club House (2300 Barney Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49004. The celebration will begin with an opportunity to share mem...

Eppe J. Wolfis

March 17, 2024

In accordance with his wish cremation will take place and a memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, April 5th, 2024, beginning at 1:00 p.m., at Haven Reformed Church, 5350 N. Sprinkle Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004. Memorials may be ...
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Janet E. Search

March 16, 2024

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. in Wesley Hall of First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo, 212 S. Park St., Kalamazoo. Janet will be laid to rest in a private family graveside service at Deepdale Cemeter...

Jacqueline A. Markus

March 15, 2024

The Lord willing, visitation will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Providence Christian School, 100 Pratt Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49001. Another visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2024 at the Kalam...