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. 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 disclosed on April 9th, 2016 that Beatrice Mae Olsen (Nelson) died in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Olsen was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Beatrice Mae's life.

It was written by Texarkana Gazette on March 26th, 2016 that Tammy Gaumer (Rix) passed on in Allen, Texas.  Ms. Gaumer was 54 years old and was born in Kalamazoo, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Tammy's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 29th, 2016 that Myrtle Sophia Baker-Kerr (Heried) died in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Baker-Kerr was 89 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Myrtle Sophia's life.

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 28th, 2016 that Floyd R Rev Deboer passed away in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Deboer was 86 years old and was born in Passaic, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Floyd R Rev's life.

It was disclosed by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 28th, 2016 that John David Deliefde passed away in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Deliefde was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor John David's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 28th, 2016 that Dolores E miss "Dorie" Devries perished in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Devries was 79 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dolores E miss "Dorie"'s life.

It was disclosed by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 28th, 2016 that Carrie Ann miss Little perished in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Little was 38 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Carrie Ann miss's life.

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 28th, 2016 that Anthony M Meeuwse perished in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Meeuwse was 80 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Anthony M's life.

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 28th, 2016 that Joseph Edward Jr "Joe" Myers died in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Myers was 80 years old and was born in Lancaster, OH.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Joseph Edward Jr "Joe"'s life.

It was disclosed by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 28th, 2016 that Joyce I Thompson-Muller (Kaser) perished in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Thompson-Muller was 82 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Joyce I's life.

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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,...

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Harper Funeral Home
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Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
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Kalamazoo Memorial Crematory
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
Kalamazoo Twp Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
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Langeland Family Funeral Homes
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
Langeland Family Funeral Homes
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
Langeland Memorial Chapel
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
Langeland Memorial Chapel
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Kalamazoo, WA 98185
Life Story Funeral Homes
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
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MT Ever-Rest Memorial Park
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Kalamazoo, WA 98185
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Parchment-Redmond Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
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Redmond Funeral Homes
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kalamazoo, WA 98185
Riverside Cemetery
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Kalamazoo, WA 98185
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Whitley Memorial Funeral Home
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Kalamazoo, WA 98185

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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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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