Obituaries

    Jon Steenholdt, 60, of Alamo Township, MI, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. He was born  Dec.  25, 1957, to Clarence and Prudence (Keeler) Steenholdt.     A lifelong resident of the Kalamazoo area, Jon was a glass glazier for many years, working at...
    Margaret A. “Peggy” Denenfeld, 95, of Kalamazoo, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Peggy was born April 18, 1923, in Highland Park, the daughter of Max and Adeline Mudie.     She graduated from Highland Park Junior College.     On Sept. 6, 1948,...
    Jacquelyn Ann Emerson,  80, of Portage, died Sept. 2, 2018,  in Portage. Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, Kalamazoo.     Adeline C. Novak,  85, of  Mattawan, died Sept.  4, 2018,  in Kalamazoo. Arrangements by Betzler Life...
    Margie Kniss, 72, of Bangor,  died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. She was born Jan. 6, 1946, in Wynne, AR, the daughter of Oliver and Goldie (McMilan) Kniss.     She had lived in the Our House AFC in Bangor for more than 25 years. Margie had a sweet...
    Charles Lewis Rupp, 94, of Archbold, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to his retirement he had been a pastor, serving congregations for 41 years in several locations.     ...
    Ian Dominic Ridderbos, 43, of Sparta, MI, left his earthly life Aug. 24, 2018. He was born May 28, 1975, in Paw Paw, to John and Dee Ann (Sperti) Ridderbos.     Ian was raised in Paw Paw,  and graduated in 1994 from Paw Paw High School. Ian...
Yvonne O. Black     Yvonne O. Black, 82, of Paw Paw passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Sept. 2, 2018, at her home with her family by her side. Yvonne was born Jan. 11, 1936, in Chicago, the daughter of Omer and Orphina (Demaret) Francq...
    Loretta (Vida) Atkinson, 92, of Portage, MI, passed away  Aug. 22, 2018, in Kalamazoo. Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, Kalamazoo.     Ian Dominic Ridderbos,  43, of Sparta, MI, formerly of Paw  Paw, passed away Aug. 24, 2018....
    Theresa L. (Robbins) Raffaele, 52,  of  Plantation, FL, died Aug. 20, 2018, in Miami, FL. Theresa was born Oct. 15, 1965, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of John “Jack” and Sharon (Follo) Robbins.     She graduated from Hackett High School in 1983,...
    Dwayne Dean Goodrich, Jr.,  55, of Lawrence, passed away suddenly, Friday, Aug. 17,  2018, at Tennessee Healthcare of Shelbyville, in Shelbyville, TN.  Arrangements by Calvin Funeralo Home, Hartford.     Rute Nielsen,  90, of Paw Paw, passed...

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