Margery May Bierens

Margery May Bierens, 88, of Kalamazoo, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at her home. Margery was born Nov. 21, 1928, in Barnard, KS, the daughter of DS and Ivah (Rice) Hudson.
Margery was a teacher with Mattawan Consolidated School for 25 years, and retired in 1993.
On July 16, 1949, in Grand Rapids, MI, she was united in marriage with Donald J. Bierens, who preceded her in death on March 10, 2003.
She is survived by her children, Laura Howard, John (Norma) Bierens and Glen (Sharon) Bierens; grandchildren, Helena Bierens, Edward Bierens, Renee Moses and Lyndsey Kuiper; three great-grandchildren, Ashtyn, Camden and Mason; sister, Myrna Beimers; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Marion Gates and Ruth Bowers.
Friends are invited to visit with family today (Friday) March 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, (269) 375-2900, where services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. Following the service, burial with procession from the family home will take place in West Oshtemo Cemetery.
Visit Margery’s personal webpage at:, to archive a favorite memory or photo of her and sign her online guestbook.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mattawan Public Education Foundation or Meals and Wheels.


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