Places

  • Kalamazoo is also known as: Kalamazoo County / Kalamazoo city.

  • Kalamazoo tourist attractions include: Gilmore Car Museum, Air Zoo, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Valley Museum, and Lawson Arena.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Kurt Thoroughman (physicist and engineer), T. J. Duckett (american football player), Greg Jennings (american football player), Adam Hall (ice hockey player), Joseph McGinty Nichol (film producer and film director), Kip Carpenter (speed skater), and Bill Hybels (writer).

  • Kalamazoo is home to the following sports teams: Kalamazoo Wings.

History

Kalamazoo is located geographically in Western and Southern Michigan. It is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage metropolitan area, which has a population of 326,589 as of 2010. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University (often abbreviated as "WMU"), a large public university, and Kalamazoo College (often referred to as "K College"), a liberal arts school whose campus abuts WMU's. Originally known as Bronson, after founder Titus Bronson, in the township of Arcadia, the names were both changed to "Kalamazoo" in 1836 and 1837, respectively. The Kalamazoo name comes from a Potawatomi word, first found in a British report in 1772. However, the Kalamazoo River, which passes through the modern city of Kalamazoo, was located on the route between Détroit and Fort Saint-Joseph (nowadays Niles, Michigan). Canadians (French-speaking), French traders, missionaries, and military personnel were quite familiar with this area during the French era and thereafter. The name for the Kalamazoo...

The official website for the city of Kalamazoo is http://www.ci.kalamazoo.mi.us/.

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Kalamazoo Obituaries

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 31st, 2016 that Doris Lenore Devries (Terpstra) passed away in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Devries was 84 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Doris Lenore's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 31st, 2016 that H Elaine "Elaine" Rhodes (Ross) passed away in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Rhodes was 87 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor H Elaine "Elaine"'s life.

It was revealed by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 29th, 2016 that Berwin H Bergman perished in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Bergman was 75 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Berwin H's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 29th, 2016 that Ellen Harvey Colston (Foard) passed on in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Colston was 68 years old and was born in Minneapolis, MN.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ellen Harvey's life.

It was written on May 29th, 2016 that Harold Jacob Jr "Sid" Echtinaw perished in Seattle, Washington.  Echtinaw was 69 years old and was born in Kalamazoo, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Harold Jacob Jr "Sid"'s life.

It was written by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 29th, 2016 that James E Gates died in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Gates was 86 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James E's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 29th, 2016 that Irene E Keller (Steck) died in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Keller was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Irene E's life.

It was revealed by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 29th, 2016 that Lyle B Lumbard died in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Lumbard was 80 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lyle B's life.

It was noted on May 29th, 2016 that Charles S Jr "Chuck" Pearson died in Homosassa, Florida.  Pearson was 93 years old and was born in Kalamazoo, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles S Jr "Chuck"'s life.

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 26th, 2016 that D Glyn "Glyn" Lake passed away in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Lake was 72 years old and was born in Epsom Surrey E, .  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor D Glyn "Glyn"'s life.

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Funeral Homes in Kalamazoo

Langeland Memorial Chapel

Since the day our founder, Marvin H. Langeland first offered his services to the people of the Greater Kalamazoo Area in 1934, the concept of "our family helping your family" has been reflected in the services we offer, in our professional,...

Redmond Funeral Homes

The Redmond Funeral Home was established in 1934 on North Westnedge Ave. then moving to South Westnedge Ave. after 70 years downtown. In 1976 The Redmond Family opened a facility in Parchment on G Avenue to serve residents on the east side of the...

Adams Funeral Home Incorporated

A dams Funeral Home was first established in 1947, as the Zolp Funeral Home in Mattawan and Paw Paw by the late Anton Zolp. In 1987, Robert Adams, along with his wife Debbie, purchased the business. Since that time, they have served families in...

Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral

In 1882, Ranger and Farley Furniture and Undertaking was established in Battle Creek, Michigan by Charles M. Ranger and William D. Farley. At the time, the business was located at 37 East Main Street, also known as the ”Old Stand.“ Later,...

Langeland Family Funeral Homes

Since the day our founder, Marvin H. Langeland first offered his services to the people of the Greater Kalamazoo Area in 1934, the concept of "our family helping your family" has been reflected in the services we offer, in our professional,...

Memorial Park Association

Battle Creek Memorial Park Association is owned and operated as a service to the community by the Kiwanis Club of Battle Creek. As a local non-profit cemetery association, our only allegiance is to the community we serve.

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Harper Funeral Home
521 Douglas Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home Incorporated
917 S Burdick St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
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Kalamazoo Memorial Crematory
1217 Riverview Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Kalamazoo Twp Cemetery
1720 Riverview Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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Langeland Family Funeral Homes
6121 King Hwy
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Langeland Family Funeral Homes
622 S Burdick St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Langeland Memorial Chapel
3926 S 9th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Langeland Memorial Chapel
622 S Burdick St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Life Story Funeral Homes
6080 Stadium Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49077
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MT Ever-Rest Memorial Park
3941 S Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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Parchment-Redmond Funeral Home
2300 E G Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49004
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Redmond Funeral Homes
4102 S Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Riverside Cemetery
1015 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49005
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Whitley Memorial Funeral Home
330 N Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Kalamazoo Funeral Home News

Mediator was determined but empathetic: 85-year-old Howard Case served in Navy during World War II
Case, a mediator with the Michigan Department of Labor from 1969 to 1987 ... two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ray Case, of Kalamazoo and Jeffrey and Dawn Case, of Portage; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Dorothy Makoutz, of ...
http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/11/mediator_was_determined_but_em.html

LeBlanc: Fund's literature is deceiving'
LeBlanc was on his way home from a funeral in Kalamazoo Thursday afternoon ... In the call, he said that while he will continue to work for Michigan, he can't do it without my good friend Glenn Anderson. This was done at the 11th hour so it is ...
http://www.hometownlife.com/article/20101031/NEWS24/10310458/1041/rss22

Russ Buss
Russ Buss, age 62 of Kalamazoo, MI. went to be with his Lord and Savior on November ... Services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 S. 9th St. in Kalamazoo with the Rev. Jeff Meeker officiating.
http://www.lincolncourier.com/obituaries/x1951114703/Russ-Buss

Jessie J. Lemmer
Lemmer of Kalamazoo ... 3926 S. 9th St. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Milwood Christian Reformed Church, 3306 Lovers Lane. Memorial gifts may be directed to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or a charity of one's choice.
http://www.wmich.edu/wmu/news/2010/11/005.shtml

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A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
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Funeral is the debut full-length album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on September 14, 2004 in North America by Merge Records and on ...
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Kalamazoo Funeral Homes and funeral services in Michigan
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Harper Funeral Home - Cremation - Service Kalamazoo MI
Funeral, cremation and cemetery services in Kalamazoo, MI. A full range of memorial, funeral, arrangement planning and scattering services from a ...
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