Obituaries

Richard Frank Kubicek

Aug 14, 2022

Richard Frank Kubicek of Portage, MI passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at the age of 87. He was born on July 2, 1935, in Covert, MI the son of Frank and Violet (Parker) Kubicek.

A complete obituary is currently in the process of being written.

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Melvin Veldt

Aug 10, 2022

Melvin Veldt, of Kalamazoo passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at the age of 64. Melvin was born on April 3, 1958 in Paw Paw. He was the son of Harm and Virginia Veldt.

Being raised his entire life on a cattle farm, Melvin was no stranger to hard work and chores. He completed his schooling at Brimley High...

Beverly Egan

Aug 10, 2022

Beverly J. Egan, of Portage passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at the age of 93. Beverly was born on January 12, 1929 in Kalamazoo. She was the daughter of Carlton and Florence (Smith) Demink. 

Beverly has been cremated and no services are scheduled at this time. 

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Velma Ila Cannell

Aug 10, 2022

Velma I. Cannell, of Vicksburg passed away on Wednesday, August 10 at the age of 93.

Born on January 6, 1929 in Guelph, Ontario Canada to Harold and Gladys (Younger) Boles, she married Arthur F. Cannell on July 29, 1950.  Velma lived for family and started her own shortly thereafter with son Stephen and later Donald.   Her young family...

Doris Reva Holt

Aug 9, 2022

Doris Reva Holt, 95, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. She was born on May 18, 1927, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Bernard Jones and the former

Nora Dolph. On May 24, 1946, she was married to Milan Robert Holt, who preceded her in death in 2017. Doris was also preceded in death...

Martha Jane VandeLinde

Aug 6, 2022

Martha J. VandeLinde of Portage, MI passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the age of 82. She was born on January 20, 1940, in Mt. Morris, MI the daughter of John and Irma (Johnson) Crooks.

She graduated from Mattawan High School in 1958, following graduation, she attended Nursing School at Westshore Community College and worked as a Licensed...

Harriet L. Burch

Aug 5, 2022

Harriet Louise Burch, of Schoolcraft passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022 at the age of 101. Harriet was born on December 7, 1920 in Kalamazoo. She was the daughter of Roy and Maude (Null) Cobb. She was a graduate of Schoolcraft High School, and went on to marry her high school sweetheart, Uroyal “John” Burch. Together they had two...

Betty Marie DeVries

Aug 5, 2022

                                         Betty M. DeVries

 

Betty M. DeVries passed into the presence of her beloved Lord and Savior August 5, 2022, after depending on His faithfulness throughout her life.

Betty’s bright blues eyes and ready smile, along with her poise, made people feel at ease to talk about themselves.  She was an engaged listener and quick to express empathy or...

Kandice Lee Perry

Aug 4, 2022

Kandice Lee Perry of Plainwell, MI passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at the age of 65. She was born in Kalamazoo, MI on September 23, 1956, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Caldwell) Tolhurst Sr.

She graduated from Gull Lake High School in 1974, following graduation she welcomed her first child: Shannon (Perry) Fritz into the world. Wanting...

Austin Lee Lincomfelt

Aug 2, 2022

Austin Lee Lincomfelt of Schoolcraft, MI passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at the age of 31. He was born in Kalamazoo, MI on March 3, 1991, the son of Troy Lincomfelt and Kimberly (Smith) Fink.

Austin graduated from Schoolcraft High School in 2009, following graduation he went on to successfully obtain his CDL license and drove a large...

Francis Bruystens

Aug 1, 2022

Francis Bruystens, of Three Rivers, MI passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022, at the age of 87.  Francis "Fritz" was born on July 20, 1935 in Chicago, IL the son of Herbert and Johanna (Gerritsen) Bruystens. 

Fritz loved the challenge of putting a puzzle together.  He had a large collection of puzzles.  Fritz also loved to go fishing, camping,...

Robert Lee Sinclair

Jul 30, 2022

Robert Lee Sinclair, of Vicksburg, MI passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at the age of 95. He was born in Hannibal, MO on February 7, 1927, the fourth son of Ernest and Etta (McNeal) Sinclair.

As a child growing up on a farm during the depression there was a lot of hard work to do, this was especially...

Carol J. Howard

Jul 28, 2022

Carol J. Howard, of Richland, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at the age of 81. Carol was born on June 24, 1941 in Kalamazoo. She was the daughter of William and Virginia (Harrington) Harris. Carol attended Kalamazoo Public Schools and graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School with the Class of 1959. It was during these years that she...

Herbert Lipschultz

Jul 27, 2022

Herb Lipschultz, passed away on July 27, 2022, surrounded by his loving wife and family members. Herb was born on July 26, 1934, in New York City and raised in the Bronx where he was the captain of the Dewitt Clinton High School football team. The son of Max and Esther, Herb moved to Michigan to attend Kalamazoo College and...

Frances Marie Platske

Jul 25, 2022

Frances Marie Platske of Kalamazoo, MI passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022, at the age of 96. She was born on December 6,1925, in Two Harbors, MN the daughter of Herman and Selma (Ruuska) Ellison.

A complete obituary is currently in the process of being written.

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