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Funeral and visitations announced for victims of Kalamazoo shootings

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Funeral dates and visitations have been announced for most of the victims of Saturday night’s deadly shooting spree in Kalamazoo County.

A visitation for father and son Richard, 53 and Tyler Smith, 17 will be held Friday, February 26, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., at Langeland Family Funeral Homes in Kalamazoo. Services will be held for them Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Calvary Bible Church in Kalamazoo.

Memorial services for the family of Mary Lou Nye, 62, will held at noon on Saturday, February 27, at Immanuel Lutheran Church on 9650 North Church Street in Bridgman. Friends are welcome to meet the family at 10 a.m. until the start of the service. She will be laid to rest in Fort Custer National Cemetery in Battle Creek.

Barbara Hawthorne's visitation will take place Friday, February 26, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home at 703 Capital Ave SW, Battle Creek.  A memorial service will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. at the First Assembly of God on 800 S 24th Street, Battle Creek.

A memorial service for Mary Jo Nye, 60, will be held Sunday, February 28, at 3 p.m. at Chapel Hill Methodist Church on 157 Chapel Hill Drive in Battle Creek, with all arrangements being handled by the church.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Dorothy Brown, 74, and is being arranged by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home. Specifics are pending, but the home announced that there will not be a visitation.

There are several donation funds available to those who would like to help the families of the victims that can be found here.

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  • Douch

    Funny it says your email addresses will not be published. Is Derrin Cuningham trying to keep others from free speech ? Speaking the truth about race relations ?