Places

  • Battle Creek is also known as: Calhoun County / Battle Creek city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Rob Van Dam (wrestler and actor), Jason Newsted (musician and songwriter), Dann Howitt (baseball player), Rick Snyder (businessperson and investor), Nolan Henke (golfer), Rachel Norris (actor), and Frankie Ballard (singer-songwriter).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Battle Creek Enquirer.

  • Battle Creek is home to the following sports teams: Battle Creek Revolution.

History

Battle Creek, known as the "Cereal City", is the world headquarters of Kellogg Company, founded by Will Keith Kellogg in 1906, whose brother, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, invented cold breakfast cereal as an alternative to the traditional meat-based breakfast. It is also the founding location of Post Cereals which is now Post Holdings, as well as the location of a Ralston Foods cereal factory owned by Ralcorp. Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, director of the Battle Creek Sanitarium, was featured in the T. C. Boyle novel The Road to Wellville and the movie of the same name. The Battle Creek Sanitarium, which is now the Battle Creek Federal Center building, is still one of the tallest buildings in Battle Creek. This building is a historical marker to the city and the state of Michigan. In 1982, voters approved merging...

The official website for the city of Battle Creek is http://ci.battle-creek.mi.us/.

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Battle Creek Obituaries

It was reported on February 28th, 2016 that Melvin "Red" Stege died in Battle Creek, Michigan.  Stege was 93 years old and was born in Rich Two, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Melvin "Red"'s life.

It was written by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 26th, 2016 that Harmon Lee Brady passed away in Battle Creek, Michigan.  Brady was 96 years old and was born in Morgan Co, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Harmon Lee's life.

It was written by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 21st, 2016 that Robert C "Bob" Carroll passed on in Battle Creek, Michigan.  Carroll was 93 years old and was born in Roakoke, VA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert C "Bob"'s life.

It was noted by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on February 17th, 2016 that Steven L Kurth died in Elmbrook, Wisconsin.  Kurth was 68 years old and was born in Battle Creek, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Steven L's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 7th, 2016 that Louis Mertz "Jack" Saye passed on in Battle Creek, Michigan.  Saye was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Louis Mertz "Jack"'s life.

It was written by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 2nd, 2016 that Rosalie Carol Keiser (Barrett) passed away in Battle Creek, Michigan.  Ms. Keiser was 71 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rosalie Carol's life.

It was written by The County Journal on January 28th, 2016 that Barbara J "Ma J" Welty (Condon) passed on in St Louis, Illinois.  Ms. Welty was 72 years old and was born in Battle Creek, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barbara J "Ma J"'s life.

It was disclosed by The County Journal on January 28th, 2016 that Barbara J "Ma J" Welty (Condon) passed away in St Louis, Illinois.  Ms. Welty was 72 years old and was born in Battle Creek, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Barbara J "Ma J"'s life.

It was revealed by Kalamazoo Gazette on January 26th, 2016 that Hung Chui died in Battle Creek, Michigan.  Chui was 88 years old and was born in Guangdong, .  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Hung's life.

It was written by Kalamazoo Gazette on January 17th, 2016 that Robert "Herb" Williams perished in Battle Creek, Michigan.  Williams was 97 years old and was born in Henderson, KY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert "Herb"'s life.

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Bedford Township Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Battle Creek, WA 98185
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Hicks Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Battle Creek, WA 98185
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Oak Hill Cemetery-Crematory
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Battle Creek, WA 98185

Battle Creek Cemetery News

Veterans Day ceremonies planned for Southwest Michigan
Michigan Ave., will hold an 11 a.m. service ... On hand will be an Honor Guard from the Battle Creek Air National Guard, local Boy Scouts, a salute from Gull Lake school administrators with Major Kristin Flynn, assistant superintendent of curriculum and ...
http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/11/veterans_day_ceremonies_planne.html

A Simple Immigrant: But a Guy Who Worked His Ass Off For His Country
My dad, who died one month short of his 89th birthday in February 2006 (and buried at the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces ... in town while I was growing up in Montreal; Battle Creek, Michigan and Toronto. But I tried as I got older and ...
http://open.salon.com/blog/changingwinds/2010/11/04/a_simple_immigrant_but_a_guy_who_worked_his_ass_off_for_his_country

LETTERS: Readers express concern over Westboro Baptist Church visit
I now own our family business in Battle Creek. I also concurrently served 20 years in the ... Lebanon As a funeral director, Ive buried two Michigan casualties from Iraq; a young soldier and recently an airman and CMU student who gave their lives in ...
http://www.cm-life.com/2010/11/01/letters-readers-express-concern-over-westboro-baptist-church-visit/

JEAN DAVIS (ZUSCHNITT, WALLACE)
Jean was born May 30, 1937, in Battle Creek, Michigan, the daughter of Ivan and Faye (Morris ... at the Vestaburg Church of Christ with burial at the Richland Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Rock Lake Christian Assembly or ...
http://www.theoaklandpress.com/articles/2010/10/27/obituaries/1654779.txt

DeForest J. (Shorty)Wright
He was a member of the Colon American Legion Post #454, life member of the VFW Post # 6819, life member of the DAV Michigan Chapter #88 ... Ella (Jeff) Steele of Battle Creek and Christine (Dennis) Gorsline of Marshall, nine grandchildren, five great ...
http://www.thedailyreporter.com/newsnow/x806167883/DeForest-J-Shorty-Wright

Fort Custer National Cemetery - Burial and Memorial Benefits
Cemetery is located 6 miles West of Battle Creek, 12 miles East of Kalamazoo in south central Michigan. From the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport take Interstate 94 (E ...
http://www.cem.va.gov/CEMs/nchp/ftcuster.asp

Battle Creek VA Medical Center Home
The Battle Creek VA Medical Center and its Community Based Outpatient Clinics provide health care services to veterans in 20 southwest Michigan counties.
http://www.battlecreek.va.gov/

Oak Hill Cemetery-Crematory, Battle Creek, MI : Reviews and ...
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http://local.yahoo.com/info-16392471-oak-hill-cemeterycrematory-battle-creek

Oak Hill Cemetery - Battle Creek Historic Sites - Pure ...
Battle Creek, MI 49014. Phone: (269)964-7321. Fax: (269)964-7326 ... Battle Creek Information. Most of Battle Creek's pioneers are buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, ...
http://www.michigan.org/Property/Detail.aspx?p=G21510

Battle Creek, Michigan City Information - ePodunk
Get all the local information you need on Battle Creek, Michigan, MI - community history, demographics, local search and more at ePodunk
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Bedford Cemetery, Battle Creek, MI : Reviews and maps ...
Bedford Cemetery, Battle Creek, MI : Reviews and maps - Yahoo! Local, 269.965.1999. Get Ratings, Reviews, Photos and more on Yahoo! Local.
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Battle Creek Memorial Park - Welcome!
The prearrangement of your cemetery needs may be the most considerate thing you ... 2435 West Territorial Road Battle Creek, MI 49015 (269) 963-7577 FAX (269) 963-7591 ...
http://bcmemorialpark.org/