Obituaries

James Paul Rolls, of Kalamazoo, 81, died peacefully on June 30, 2020. Jim was born March 23, 1939 in Philadelphia, PA. After receiving his PhD from Penn State University, Jim went on to complete his postdoctoral work at Case Western Reserve...
Timothy White, of Lawton, 55, died at home surrounded by family on July 2, 2020. Tim was born April 3, 1965 in Mobile AL, the son of Willard and Edith White. Tim was preceded in death by his father, Willard. Surviving are his wife, Laura White;...
    Chad Hunt Avery was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He was an environmental advocate who inspired the passion for nature in his three sons and grandchildren. The Avery family spent many summers and weekends hiking, camping, kayaking...
    Peter Allen Montague, 78, of Lawrence, formerly of Traverse City, MI, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020, after a long-fought battle with health issues. Born on Dec. 11, 1941, in Traverse City, MI, Pete was the son of William and Odessa (...
On Sunday, June 28, 2020, John Michael Czuhajewski, beloved son, husband, father, brother, uncle and friend, passed away at the age of 62. This was not the outcome we had expected after a year-long battle with an unknown illness, but his wife and...
Margaret A. Kinney, 94, of Lawton, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at her home. Margaret was born on February 24, 1926, in Decatur, to Wilbur Oary & Lillian M. (Congdon) Snyder. She graduated from Decatur High School in 1944. In June of...
Jose Franco, of Mattawan, 88, died on Sunday, July 5, 2020.  He was born on July 21, 1931 in Tenamaxtlan Mexico to Zenon and Maria (Gonzales).  He has been active in the Mattawan/Oshtemo community since 1980 owning and operating Mi Ranchito...
Judith Catherine Wilhelmi, 72, of Paw Paw, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 at her home.   She was born February 13, 1948 in Detroit, daughter to the late John Bartasavage and Mary Ann (Elwart) Bartasavage. Judi was a longtime parishioner of St....
Robert "Bob" Westley, of Kalamazoo, 98, died on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Bob was born on May 13, 1922 in Detroit, the son of John and Mary (Dembinski) Wasielewski and grew up in Detroit where he graduated from Cass Technical High School. He was...
    Gloria Jean Carlson, of Mattawan, passed away June 18, 2020. Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Home, Kalamazoo.     Shelle Blakeslee Cramer, of Gobles, passed away June 23, 2020, at her residence. A Celebration of Life service will be...

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