Doris E. Tomer

    Doris Elaine Tomer, 78, of Portage, died April 15, 2019, in Portage.    
    Doris was born June 12, 1940, in Pentwater, MI, the daughter of Harold and Adria (VanWickle) Burkholder. She was a great cook and mastered the annual Christmas celebration.
    Doris is survived by her husband of 55 years, Jon “Jack” Tomer; three children, Jon (Alice) Tomer, David (Julie) Tomer and Lia (Don) Swetay; six grandchildren, Ryan, Lucy, Jack, Hanna, Lydia and Gracie; many nieces and nephews and several grand-pets.
    To celebrate Doris’ life, friends and family visited  April 18 at Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, (269) 375-2900.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Ministry with Community or Kalamazoo Gospel Mission.
    Visit Doris’ personal webpage at:, to archive a favorite memory or photo of her and sign her online guestbook.


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