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Francis Jean Mursch

Francis "Tomi" Jean Mursch, age 95, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away on January 1, 2021. She was born in Kalamazoo on October 20, 1925 the daughter of Clinton and Edna (Miller) Fisher. A complete obituary is in the process of being written. While at www.avinkcremation.com please take time to sign Francis' webpage by lighting a candle and/or sharing a memory with the family. The family is being cared for at the Avink Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 5975 Lovers Lane, Portage, MI 49002 (269) 344-5600.

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To Scott and Family, I am so sorry about the passing of your Mother. I have many fond memories of her and Art. She had a wedding shower for me when I got married and then she catered my wedding for a wedding gift. As a friend of Rita's I had the pleasure of sharing many meals with Tomi and Art. She will be greatly missed.

Chris Niemi Feb 5 2021 10:58 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Francis Mursch

Tim Keesee Jan 14 2021 7:13 PM

My time at Murschs was very special. Tomi was a behind the scenes giant in the operation of the Ice Cream Palace. I never heard her say a cross word in my five years there. I miss Art, Larry and now Tomi.

Ed Huss Jan 14 2021 5:05 PM

To Scott and Melanie, and family. I was sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Fran. I have such fond memories of her when, as a little girl. I spent the weekend with her and Uncle Art, and she made strawberry shortcake for us. She was a kind, and intelligent person, who was a enthusiastic worker in the Zion Lutheran Church, and worked with Pastor Grother, teaching and reading to the blind.Of course, she always had ice cream at their house, as they owned Mursch's Ice Cream Store, which was known as a destination on hot Summer nights in Kalamazoo. Rest in Peace, Aunt Fran. Marsha Mursch-Nardone

Marsha Mursch Jan 11 2021 7:26 PM

To family and friends, Aunt, Fran, was a gracious and generous influence in family and community. We love and miss her. We pray that God would comfort Scott, family and those who grieve her lost, with the blessed hope of the resurrection in Christ Jesus. In love and Friendship, Ausma and Bob Mursch

Robert Mursch Jan 7 2021 11:02 AM

To the Family, so sorry to hear of Tomi's passing, such a great lady she was. Tomi worked for me in the Dining Service at Western Michigan University, and a wonderful person to have on the Staff. She was definitely an assent in working with the students, our customer. May she RIP.

James R. Dean Jan 6 2021 9:59 AM

I am so sorry to learn of Tomis passing. She was a wonderful, caring person and great friend to my mom, Nonnie Grode. Sending prayers and heartfelt thoughts to all her family. Jan Burnett

jan Burnett Jan 5 2021 7:21 PM