|Rev. Harold R. Krieg - 5324 Rimmel, Vicksburg, Rte 1, passed
away Tuesday (Dec
14, 1976) afternoon at his home. Rev. Krieg was born in Detroit, Oct.
son of Jacob and Bertha Voltz Krieg and had lived in Vicksburg for
He was a minister with the West Michigan Conference of the Kalamazoo
United Methodist Church and was pastor at the Jones United Methodist
He was affiliated with scouting for 35 years and was recipient of the
Beaver Award. August 28, 1975, he was married to Donnetta Belle Brown,
Nashville, Mich., who survives. Also surviving are 2 daughters,
(Joyce) Klein of Elkhart, Ind., Mrs. Edwin (Shirley) Krieg of Bad Axe;
son, Donald Krieg of Vicksburg; 2 step-daughters, Tammy Brown, at home,
Mrs. Garry (Terry) Sparow of Vicksburg; 2 step-sons, Brian Phelps of
Jerry Phelps of Galesburg; 17 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Victor
Nashville, Mich.; 2 brothers, Edwin Krieg St. of Caseville, Mich. and
Walter C. Krieg of Detroit; several nieces and nephews. Friends may
call at the Robertson Funeral Home, Schoolcraft, after 7 p.m. this evening.
Services will be held Friday 2 p.m. at the Jones United Methodist Church,
Dr. George Hartman officiating. Burial in Vicksburg Cemetery.
The family requests
that those who wish, may make memorial contributions to the New Cardiac
Bronson Hospital, which may be left at the funeral home.
source: Kalamazoo Gazette Wed 15 Dec 1976
Mrs. Stella Land - 408 Drexel Place, age 73, passed away January
1, 1977, at
her home. Mrs. Land was born June 14, 1903, in Jackson, Miss.,
the daughter of
Henry and Fannie Cullum and had been a resident of Kalamazoo for over
Mrs. Land was a member of the Church of God, Pentecostal.
Surviving are her
husband, Mr. Lonnie Land; one brother, Mrs. Edward Cullum of St. Louis,
one sister, Mrs. Marie Knapper; a godchild, Irma L. Matthews, both
Kalamazoo; 2 nieces, Mrs. Beatrice Bassette of Kalamazoo and Mrs. Calleen
Williams of Chicago, Ill.; several grand-nieces and grand-nephews;
friends. Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at
the Church of
God Pentecostal, Elder Layfayette Davis officiating. Intement
Cemetery. Friends may call at the Harper Funeral Home, 521 Douglas
the family will meet with friends this evening from 7 to 8 p.m.
Kalamazoo Gazette Tues 4 Jan 1977
Mr. A. LeRoy Lander - 3219 Magnolia Circle, passed away at his
morning. Mr. Lander was born Dec. 17, 1904, in Benton Harbor,
the son of Lewis
and Frances Lander Nichols. He was a retired district manager
for the John
Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co. A member of the Kalamazoo Camera
First United Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy
daughter, Helen L. The family will meet friends at the
Joldersma & Klein
Funeral Home Monday and Tuesday evening from 7 to 9. Graveside
be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock in Riverside Cemetery.
services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 o'clock at the First United
Presbyterian Church, Dr. Lewis Briner officiating. The family requests
memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, the First United
Church or a charity of your choice.
source: Kalamazoo Gazette Mon 22 Jul 22,1974
Mr. Arthur C. Lang - 1139 March St., passed away Tuesday evening,
1976. Mr. Lang was born Nov. 22, 1894, in Geneva, Mich., son
of Gustave and
Ella Lang and had been a lifelong resident of the Kalamazoo area.
He served in
the U. S. Army in World War I and prior to his retirement, was employed
General Gas & Light Co. for over 30 years. At one time, he
was active in the
Moose Lodge. He was preceded in death by a brother, LeRoy Lang.
3 sons and one daughter, Carl W. and H. Lloyd, both of Kalamazoo, Leonard
(Bud) of Vicksburg and Eunice Wagner of Kalamazoo; 6 grandchildren;
great-grandchildren; one brother and one sister, Cecil Lang of Kalamazoo
Mrs. Viola Pioch of South Haven; several nieces and nephews.
will be held Friday at 3 o'clock at the Langeland Chapel, 622 S. Burdick.
Interment in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery. Friends may call at the
Kalamazoo Gazette Wed 7 April 1976
Mr. Boss M. Lang - 186 E. Battle Creek St., Galesburg, age 73,
suddenly Tuesday morning. Mr. Lang was born Sept. 8, 1897, in
where he spent most of his life. He had resided in Galesburg
for the past 18
years. Mr. Lang was married to Esther Thomas, May 23, 1924, who
Also surviving are 2 sons, Morris of Galesburg and Robert of Lewisville,
4 daughters, Mrs. Christine Egbert and Mrs. Rita Sparks of Galesburg,
Smith of Augusta and Mrs. Margie Smith of Greenwood, Miss.; 22 grandchildren;
great-grandchildren; 3 brothers and 4 sisters in Mississippi.
being received at the Hoag-Schmitts Funeral Home, Galesburg, where
will be held Friday at 11 a.m., Rev. C. Lennart Polson officiating.
in Oak Grove Cemetery source: Kalamazoo Gazette Tues 11
Mr. Keith A. Lang - 913 Oak St., passed away Saturday morning,
Dec. 4, 1976, in
Decatur, Ind. Mr. Lang was born June 1, 1956, in Kalamazoo, son
of Elton and
Flossie Lang and had been a lifelong resident here. He
was graduated from
Parchment High School in 1974 and was a member of the Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ). Mr. Lang was a student at Western Michigan
and was employed by A & P Super Market. Surviving are his
parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Elton T. Lang of Parchment; one sister, Carol Lang of Parchment;
grandparents, Mrs. Mossie McAfee of Ewing, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Russellville, Ala.; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial
be held Tuesday at 1 o'clock at the Langeland Chapel, 622 S.
Dr. Donald Franklin officiating. Interment in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Church. Friends
the family at the chapel this evening from 7 to 9 o'clock.
source: Kalamazoo Gazette Mon 6 Dec 1976
Mr. Marlon N. Lang - 205 Montrose, passed away Sunday morning,
June 26, 1977.
Mr. Lang was born January 31, 1924, in Parkville, Mich., son of Floyd
Lang and had been a resident here for 27 years. He had served
with the Army
Air Corps during World War II. He was graduated from Ferris State
and was a registered pharmacist. He was the owner and operator
Pharmacy for the past 20 years. He was a member of the First
Church, the Pharmaceutical Assoc. and Ducks Unlimited. Surviving
are his wife,
Marilyn; 2 daughters and one son, Mrs. Julie Gibson of Kalamazoo,
Townsend of Spokane, Wash., Andy of Kalamazoo; his mother, Mrs. Anna
Three Rivers; one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Ulrich of Three Rivers;
nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held Wednesday
morning at 11
o'clock at the First Congregational Church, with the Rev. Dr. William
Keith officiating. Interment in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Langeland Chapel, 622 S. Burdick. Memorial
contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church or to Ducks
Unlimited. source: Kalamazoo Gazette Mon 27 June 1977
Mrs. Anna Lange - 3839 Portage St., passed away Dec. 13, 1971
Hospital. Mrs. Lange was born Feb. 5, 1888 in Wickbridge, England,
been a resident here for the past 60 years. Surviving are her
J.; 9 nieces including Mrs. Frank (Ida) Langdon, Mrs. Gerald
Miss Flora Wilds, Mrs. Raymond (Elsie) Weninger, Mrs. Les (Jerri) Dieball
Kalamazoo, Irons and Pontiac, Mich. Mrs. Lange will be at the
Downtown Funeral Home, where services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday,
Greeley, of the Peoples Church, officiating. Interment, Riverside
source: Kalamazoo Gazette Tues 14 Dec 1971
Mr. Roscoe Langley - 1414 Charles St., passed away suddenly at
his home June 5,
1976. Mr. Langley was born in Watervliet, Oct. 22, 1900 and came
from Detroit. He is survived by Mrs. Remo (Barbara) Mion, Kalamazoo;
cousins. Friends are being recieved at the Redmond Funeral Home,
services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30, Rev. Harold Cupery,
Bethel Reformed Church, offiiciating. Interment in Riverside
Langley was the son of Norman and Minnie (Ryder) Langley and was preceded
death by 2 wives, Veda and Nellie. he was a veteran of the U.S.
in World War I. Services were held today at the Redmond Funeral
Kalamazoo Gazette June 7, 1976
Mr. Albert Lanting - 1228 Royce, passed away Saturday morning,
Jan. 10, 1976.
Mr. Lanting was born Jan 9, 1913, in Kalamazoo, son of Jacob and Sophia
and was a lifelong resident here. Before his retirement in July
of 1975, he
was employed by the Brown Co. He was a member of the United Paper
International Union Local No. 1010. On Sept. 7, 1935, he was
married to Lola
Mae Curry, who survives. Also surviving are one son and one daughter,
Alan Lanting of Mattawan and Mrs. Ralph (Linda) Gerra of Brookline,
granddaughter, Kimberly Lanting; 2 brothers, Jacob of Hobe Sound, Fla.
of Stanton, Calif.; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded
in death by a
brother, Martin Lanting, in January of 1970. Memorial services
will be held
Tuesday at 1 o'clock at the Langeland Chapel, 622 S. Burdick, Rev.
Burns, of Milwood United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment
Ever-Rest Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel. Memorials
may be made to the Michigan Heart Association. source: Kalamazoo
Gazette Mon 12 Jan 1976
Mrs. Wilma J. Lanting - Hope Sound, Fla., formerly of Kalamazoo,
Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 11, 1977 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Mrs.
born Jan. 29, 1908, in the Netherlands and was a resident of Kalamazoo
1916, living in Florida since 1969. Before her retirement, was
Borgess Hospital as a licensed practical nurse for 27 years.
Surviving are her
husband, Jacob; one son and one daughter, Richard of Kalamazoo and
(Marilyn) Wheeler, of Plainwell; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren;
brother, Henry Tromper of Kalamazoo; several nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by her daughter, Mrs. Elsie Stuck in 1976.
will be held Saturday at 3 o'clock at the Langeland Chapel, 622 S.
Pastor Theo Phillips of First Baptist Church of Otsego, officiating.
in Riverside Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel.
Gazette Thurs 13 Jan 1977
Beryl Jean Ham
REED CITY -- Beryl Jean Ham, 78, of Reed City, died Monday, Dec. 4,
at Spectrum Health Reed City Campus. She was born June 8, 1922, in Neosho,
Mo., to James H. and Bertha M. (Redford) Kennard, and she attended school
in Hamilton, Mo., graduating from J.C. Penney High School before attending
She was married Oct. 26, 1946, to Joseph W. Ham, who preceded her in
death on Sept. 25, 1968.
Before moving to Michigan 30 years ago, she lived in Missouri and Indiana,
and worked as a beautician and also worked at Yoplait U.S.A. She was also
an accomplished seamstress, was a member of the United Methodist Church
and the Reed City Chapter No. 265 Order of the Eastern Star and the Rebekahs.
Surviving are one daughter, Beryle "Ginger" (Tom) Hebner, of Chillicothe,
Mo.; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one nephew; two nieces;
six great-nephews; and dear friends, Violet and David Murray, of Reed City.
She was also preceded in death by her brother and one great-granddaughter.
A memorial service will take place in Hanover, with the burial in Hamilton,
Mo. Local arrangements were made by the McDowell Funeral Home.
Jessie D. Hollen
Jessie D. Hollen, 52, of Warren, died Monday, Nov. 27, at his home.
He was born Jan. 6, 1948, in Detroit, to Walter and Audrey Hollen, and
graduated from Southern Eastern High School, and was a veteran of the U.S.
Surviving are one son, Jesse John; 12 nieces and nephews; and five
great-nieces and nephews; siblings, Carl Hollen, Jim (Norma) Ritchie, Priscilla
Ritchie, Sandra Goins, and Tim (Jodie) Hollen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Terry.
Services will be held Thursday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m., at the E. J. Mandziuk
& Son Funeral Home, 22642 Ryan Road, Warren, MI 48091.
Florence B. Proctor
PARIS -- Florence B. Proctor, 79, of Paris, died Friday, Dec. 1, at
She was born April 29, 1921, in Rathbone to Hazen and Maude (Welch)
Miller II, and attended Alma and Sowers Schools in Gratiot County.
Mrs. Proctor was married Aug. 12, 1944, to Carl Shaver, who preceded
her in death in 1976. In 1978, she married Milton Proctor, who also preceded
her in death on Jan. 9, 2000.
She had lived in Ithaca and Reed City before moving to Paris 23 years
ago. She enjoyed gardening, especially flowers.
Surviving are one son, Michael Shaver, of Paris; two daughters, Ruth
Ann (James) Alexander and Linda (James) Schonert, all of Evart; one sister,
Marion (Mason) Grossett, of Edmore; three grandchildren, Angela, James
Alexander II, and Shara (Shaver) Snider; and nine step-children.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by three sisters
and three brothers.
Following cremation, there will be a memorial service at a later date.
Arrangements were made by the McDowell Funeral Home.
Glen R. Watz
REED CITY -- Glen R. Watz, 76, of Reed City, died Sunday, Dec. 2, at
Spectrum Health Reed City Campus.
He was born May 11, 1924, in Lapeer to John and Clara May (Stover)
He attended school in Lapeer and Imlay City, and went on to study at
Michigan Technological University in Houghton. He served in the U.S. Army
from 1943 to 1945, mainly in the European theater.
He was married March 17, 1956, to Jeanne Round, who survives him.
He lived in Lum, Saginaw, Portage, and Charlotte before moving to Reed
City 20 years ago. He was employed as a highway construction engineer for
the State of Michigan and later Osceola County. He enjoyed playing cards.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Mary Ness,
of Reed City; three brothers, Basil (Dora), of Florida, Jimmy (Gwen), and
Dale (Beverly), of Lum; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Erik.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.
Memorial services will take place at a later date. Arrangements were
made by the McDowell Funeral Home.