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

  • Portage tourist attractions include: Air Zoo.

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History

It is the smaller of the two main cities included in the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 326,589 as of 2010. Portage is adjacent to the southern boundary of the City of Kalamazoo. The city was incorporated from the entirety of the former Portage Township on December 31, 1963. There are two public high schools in Portage, Portage Central and Portage Northern. The pharmaceutical company Pfizer also has operations located there, which in recent years has caused much controversy due to layoffs. Portage is also home of FEMA Corporation a hydraulic valve manufacturing company which to in recent years had to lay off several skilled workers due to cut backs. Portage is known for its extensive network of historical parks and trails used for cycling, walking, canoeing, and other recreational activities. Since the creation of the Portage Bikeway system in 1989, the trails have expanded to over 50 miles (80 km), over five times as long as the city’s expressways. Portage is also home to the Kalamazoo Air Zoo. According to the United States...

The official website for the city of Portage is http://www.portagemi.com/.

There are currently 3 funeral home listings for the city of Portage, Michigan.

Portage Obituaries

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 31st, 2016 that Avis A Chapman (Kinney) died in Portage, Michigan.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Avis A's life.

It was disclosed by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 31st, 2016 that Mary J Lawson (Buell) perished in Portage, Michigan.  Ms. Lawson was 83 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary J's life.

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 29th, 2016 that Jacquelyn M "Jackie" Kimble (Newkirk) passed on in Portage, Michigan.  Ms. Kimble was 92 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jacquelyn M "Jackie"'s life.

It was disclosed by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 27th, 2016 that Lavern Jr "Bud" Clawson passed away in Portage, Michigan.  Clawson was 76 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lavern Jr "Bud"'s life.

It was disclosed by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 27th, 2016 that Donald Ross Grubb passed on in Portage, Michigan.  Grubb was 78 years old and was born in Tunnelton, WV.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donald Ross's life.

It was revealed by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 27th, 2016 that Joyce W Johnson (Hoversten) died in Portage, Michigan.  Ms. Johnson was 79 years old and was born in Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Joyce W's life.

It was revealed by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 27th, 2016 that Mary Ann Klimek (Wolthuis) passed away in Portage, Michigan.  Ms. Klimek was 89 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Ann's life.

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 27th, 2016 that James Lewis "Jim" Rose died in Portage, Michigan.  Rose was 69 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James Lewis "Jim"'s life.

It was disclosed by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 20th, 2016 that Adelaide Mae "Mayme" Buckallew (Rider) passed away in Portage, Michigan.  Ms. Buckallew was 86 years old and was born in Kennan, WI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Adelaide Mae "Mayme"'s life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on March 20th, 2016 that Joseph Ralph "Joe" Golkosky passed on in Portage, Michigan.  Golkosky was 74 years old and was born in United, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joseph Ralph "Joe"'s life.

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All Funeral Homes in Portage

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,...

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,...

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Langeland Family Funeral Homes
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RDMG Funeral
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Truesdale Ansell Funeral Home
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Portage 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, when he retired, died of heart failure Sept. 8 at the age of 85. He was a resident of Portage ... a brother and a sister. Redmond Funeral Home handled arrangements.
http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/11/mediator_was_determined_but_em.html

Muslim claims Schneider trucking fired him for refusing to deliver Miller Lite.
The declaration includes Buffalo, Clark, Jackson, Juneau, Marathon, Portage, Taylor, Trempealeau and Wood counties ... BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill and Enbridges pipeline spill in Michigan. Final approval of the project is needed from the Obama administration.
http://www.jsonline.com/newswatch/105727948.html?newsWatchDate=10-22-2010

Stanley M. Stan Frantila
Stan" Frantila, 74, of Houghton, died on Sunday, October 24, 2010, at Portage Health ... Arrangements are being handled by Antila Funeral Service, Inc., Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home, 1500 W. Quincy St., Hancock, MI 49930. For any further information, please ...
http://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/512371.html?nav=5007

Saima C. Peterson
Peterson, 92, of Tapiola, died Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at Portage Health ... Mountain View Mortuary, 14 Seventh St., South Range, MI 49963. For further information, contact the funeral home at 906-482-8474. Online condolences may be expressed to the ...
http://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/517538/Saima-C--Peterson.html

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