Obituaries

    Edythe Buskirk, 101, of Kalamazoo, died Dec. 31, 2019 at Director’s Hall, Kalamazoo.     Members of her family include her two children, Mary Buskirk (Joseph Charles) Parisi and David Roy (Toni Lynn Garbacik) Buskirk; grandchildren, Karie...
   Candy Lee Laymon-Reits, 62, of Mattawan, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020, at her residence. Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial and Cremation Services, 622  S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. www.langelands.com    Theresa R. Jewell...
    Sister Elizabeth Marie Reis - CSJ, of Nazareth, MI, died April 21, 2020. Sister was born April 29, 1934 in Pontiac, MI, the daughter of Gustave and Betty (Miles) Reis.     She was a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph.     She was...
    Tennga Lee Burns, 82, of Portage, passed away April 17, 2020. Tennga was born Sept. 20, 1937, to John and Lizzie Simpson in Spring City, TN.     Tennga is survived by her husband of 65 years, James R. Burns; her children, James R. Burns, Jr.,...
    Juanita Lietz Heckert, 92, of Lawton, daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020. Juanita was born Sept. 3, 1927, in Venedy, IL, to Edwin and Suzie (Stoude) Lietz.     She graduated from...
    Lynn A. Bastian, 83, of Lawton, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020, at Bronson Meth-odist Hospital, Kalamazoo. He was born Sept. 4, 1936, in Lawton, the son of the late Wayland Brown and Lillian L. (Irons) Brown.     He is survived by his...
    Genevieve Marie Guritz, 92, of Paw Paw,  went to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 18, 2020, at her lifelong family home. She was born March 31, 1928, in Paw Paw, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Sechman.     Genevieve enjoyed bowling...
    Louise Boulding, of Kalamazoo, died Friday, April 17, 2020. She was born Nov 2, 1944, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Harold and Ruth (Bailey) Wright.     She was a lifelong resident of Kalamazoo.          She married Wiley Boulding in 1995, and...
    Anna Marie (Turk) Hall, 102, passed away peacefully into eternal life, April 15, 2020, at White Oaks Assisted Living, Lawton. Anna was born June 1, 1917, in Calumet, MI, the daughter of Frank and Johanna (Cekada) Turk.     After her father’s...
    Bruce Blakeman, 78, of Holland, MI, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.     Bruce was born in Kalamazoo, MI, to S. Bernard and Wilma (Lam-booy) Blakeman on November 27, 1941.  He graduated from Paw Paw High School in 1959, having lettered...

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