Obituaries

    Loren Dale Pyle, 80, of Bloomingdale, died peacefully,  May 19, 2019. Loren was born July 11, 1938, in Warsaw, IN, the son of Emery and Grace (Moe) Pyle. A graduate of Indiana University, he was a lifelong fan of IU basketball. He became a...
   Donald LeRoy Thurston, 73, of Richland, MI, died May 14, 2019, in Richland. Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, Kalamazoo.
Patricia L. Pula, of Portage, 86, passed away May 22, 2019 at her home. Pat was born July 13, 1932 in Detroit, the daughter of Terrance and Nellie (O’Brien) McGovern. She was very active in the community including: United Way, Borgess Service League...
    Taylor “T.J.” Hainrihar, 34, of Kalamazoo, died unexpectedly,  May 19, 2019, in Kalamazoo. Taylor was born July 22, 1984, in Kalamazoo, the son of Gary and Leslie (Green) Hainrihar. He graduated from Paw Paw High School in 2003 and designed and...
    Elizabeth Vostinar, 93, of Kalamazoo, formerly of Royal Oak, MI, died Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Kalamazoo. She was born July 23, 1925, in Detroit, the daughter of Emil and Elizabeth Vostinar.     She had lived in the Detroit area her entire life...
    Don Barraia, 74, of Kalamazoo, passed peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family,  Monday, May 20, 2019. He was born June 25, 1944, in Chicago.     He had lived in the area since 1973. He was a manager at W.L. Molding, retiring in 2014,...
    Marcella Voss Kelemen, 86, of Kalamazoo, died May 16, 2019. She was born in St. Louis, MO, to the late George and Mercedes (Lind) Voss.     She is survived by her husband, Joseph Kelemen; children, Julie and Vincent (Raeann Hammond) Kelemen of...
    James John Husa, Sr., passed away May 15, 2019, at age 94  years old.  Born in Chicago, Illinois on May 2, 1925.     He resided in Berwyn, Illinois from the age of one year until the time he left to attend the University of Illinois, where he...
    Bethany Elaine Wons, 76, of Paw Paw, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Rose Arbor Hospice, Kalamazoo. She was born Dec. 24, 1942, in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of the late Edmond A. Slate Sr., and Durralee (Justis) Slate.     Beth...
    Betty G. Boss, 85, of Paw Paw, passed away April 20, 2019. Arrangements by Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, Kalamazoo.  

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