April 30, 1930 - - October 11, 2012
LONGFIELD, John H.
Passed away Oct. 11, 2012. John was born April 30, 1930 in Chicago the son of Walter and Lois (Pierson) Longfield. John was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. John retired from James River with (or after) 44 years of service. He married Patsy Lewman Oct. 25, 1952 who survives. Also surviving a son, Michael (Delora) Longfield, 6 grand da ...
August 15, 1911 - - August 29, 2012
ERICKSON, Hazel B.
Passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Hazel was born Aug. 15, 1911 in Marlette, Mi the daughter of Frank and Jean (Knight) Boyne. She graduated from Marlette High School in 1927, then from Eastern Michigan University in 1932 and taught until 1943 when she enlisted in the U.S. Army. Becoming certified as a physical therapist and commissioned a ...
September 26, 1921 - - August 23, 2012
Passed away August 23rd, Born September 26th, 1923 in Lamar, Oklahoma. Son of Earnest William Kepler and Lois Hudson Kepler. He was married to Donavie Jeanne Lancaster on July 10, 1947. He was a Veteran of WW2 and Korea,retiring after 20 years of service in 1962. He retired from Speareflex in 1989. He is preceded in death by his wife Donavie Kepler. He is servied by 2 Daug ...
February 23, 1932 - - August 23, 2012
October 27, 1942 - - August 21, 2012
ROSS, Larry L.
Died on Tuesday, August 21, 2012. Larry is survived by his wife, Barbara, his sister,Darlene Cablish of Franklin, Ohio and brother Douglas (Robin) Ross of Oxford, Ohio . Larry was born October 27, 1942 in Hamilton, Ohio to Karl and Alice Ross. Larry moved to Kalamazoo in 1999 after retiring from Grand Rapids Public Schools where he worked as a s ...
October 18, 1934 - - August 17, 2012
WHITEHEAD, Mr. William
Bill passed away on Friday, August 17, 2012, at Bronson hospital with family by his side. He was born in Kalamazoo, MI on October 18, 1934, the son of the late William and Marion (Mason) Whitehead. After high school, Bill enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served his country honorably during the Korean War. Bill loved the Navy and was always proud to ...
April 07, 1918 - - July 30, 2012
Anthony F. Salerno, 94, passed away peacefully Monday, July 30, at his home in Battle Creek. Tony, son of Carmello and Anna (Breonte) Salerno, was born April 7, 1918, in Garfield, NJ. He married Ruth Mescher on May 18, 1944, in Roswell, NM.
Tony grew up on the East Coast, working in large diners, preparing up to 1000 meals daily. During World War II, while training in the Stat ...
March 15, 1929 - - July 04, 2012
Richard Gene DeKam
June 14, 1923 - - July 01, 2012
REED, Harold L. (Barney)
Passed away June 30, 2012. Barney was born June 14, 1923 in Orangeville, Mi the son of Harold and Helen (Silcock) Reed. He was a veteran of WWII. He married Carolyne Burch Jan. 19, 1946. Also surviving are 4 children; Gail (Charles) Thomas, Jack (Raeanne) Reed, Janet Plahutnik and Patricia (Michael) Dixon, 7 grandchildren, 3 sisters; Elsie ...
June 04, 1936 - - June 30, 2012
Cecil Duain Bagwell