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Central Cemetery

City of Portage

Kalamazoo County, Michigan

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1,752 Entries

Transcribed 6-06

Credits

Photographs by:  Arnold & Marylin DeYoung     6/06

Transcribed from City Records by:  Kathy L. Smyser     2006

Transcribed from City Records by:  Fran VerHey-Glass     2006

Transcribed from Photographs by:  Alice Srackangast     2006

Verified by:  Will be verified in Spring/Summer 2007

 

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Name

Birth

Death

Section

Row

Row

Transcribers

Last

First

Middle

Date

Date

Number

Number

Pos.

Transcription

Comments

ABBOTT

Leonard

A.

1915

1979

5

1

6

ABBOTT

Louise

A.

1916

1998

5

1

6

ABSALOM

William

C.

02/02/1897

11/12/1966

4

21

5

Ohio Sgt 6 Trench Mortar Btry World  War I

 

ACHTERHOF

Albert

 

7/12/1904

1/13/1986

1

6

12

The lord is my shepherd

 

ADAMS

George

1903

1975

5

1

21

ADAMS

Jessie

1910

1983

1

27

5

ADAMS

Koert

1908

1958

1

27

5

ADAMS

Paul

David

8/6/1959

10/3/1988

5

9

1

ADAMS

Pearl

1908

1999

5

1

21

ADAMS

Rodney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unmarked Grave

AGEMA

Abe

1882

1934

1

25

20

Rev. 7.14

AGEMA

Theodore

A.

1909

1925

1

25

21

AGEMA

Trena

1881

1936

1

25

19

Rev. 14.13

AGLER

Pete

R.

3/30/1904

5/2/1980

4

18

9

Pvt US Army

ALBERTSON

John

Wellington

1/1/1941

7/24/1996

6

8

2

Loving husband and father / B kid at heart / Married: 11/19/1963

 

ALBERTSON

Sue

Ann

1/9/1942

11/9/1963

6

8

2

ALDEN

Nettie

O.

1910

1978

5

6

14

Mother

ALEMAN

Willemina (Cramer)

1864

1933

1

16

4

Rest in Peace

ALM

Herbert

W.

1899

1965

4

18

10

ALWORDEN

Phil

Michael

1/4/1986

1/16/1986

4

2

14

ANDERSON

Alexander

D.

10/1/1980

11/7/1993

3

13

1

ANDERSON

Carl

L.

1913

1977

5

3

15

Husband / Mason

ANDERSON

George

A.

1884

1964

3

7

4

ANDERSON

Mary

 

1920

2001

4

5

6

Married: 05/27/1939

 

ANDERSON

Orvil

 

1917

1975

4

5

6

Married: 05/27/1939

 

ANDERSON

Ruth

1915

1984

5

3

16

Eastern Star

ANDERSON

Sally

Nadine

3/16/1957

3/16/1957

4

5

7

Our Baby

ANDREWS

Clayton

F.

1900

1986

5

6

12

ANDREWS

Edith

M.

1902

1996

5

6

12

 

Edith Marie Andrews

ANTAL

Beth

 

1983

1983

4

3

3

 

 

APPLEYARD

Meave

1873

1948

4

13

2

ARNOLD

Lena

M.

1902

1963

4

10

9

ARNOLD

Leo

R.

1894

1962

4

10

9

ARVANIGIAN

George

B.

1933

1989

1

30

5

ARVANIGIAN

Joann

A.

1939

1

30

5

ASHBY

Military

Maurice, Sr.

M.

6/8/1918

4/29/1981

4

6

10

US Army World War II

Military marker located on back of tombstone

ASHBY

Ruth

G.

1923

1992

4

6

10

Married: 05/31/1940 / Together forever

 

AUSTIN

Charlene

K.

1948

1959

4

10

11

Daughter

AUSTIN

Laurel

A.

1924

 

4

10

13

Married: 05/02/1941 / Gone Antiquing

 

AUSTIN

Paul

K.

1917

1994

4

10

13

Married: 05/02/1941 / Gone Antiquing

 

BABER

Roger

1945

1954

1

27

3

BACHLEDA

David

Paul

4/29/1961

8/3/2000

5

11

10

BACHLEDA

Edward

8/18/1935

5

11

10

BACHLEDA

Mary

4/9/1935

5

11

10

BACON

Alice

E.

1844

1936

1

25

16

BACON

Clinton

B.

1838

1904

1

23

12

BACON

Eddie

L.

 

Aug 26 18??

1

23

12

 

Partially illegible

BACON

Elizabeth

1842

1921

1

23

12

BACON FAMILY MONUMENT

Clinton B., Elizabeth, &  Eddie L.

1

23

12

BAKER

Alice

L.

1/12/1922

4/21/1980

4

18

8

Mother

BAKER

Jacob

F.

1923

1991

5

11

5

BAKER

Richard

P.

1954

2003

5

10

1

Our beloved son, borther and uncle / The lord is my shepherd

 

BALDWIN

Barbara 'Nanny'

J.

1950

 

6

2

1

Married: 01/22/1933 / Loving parents of five children

 

BALDWIN

Donna

Jean

1945

1995

6

1

4

Loving mother

BALDWIN

Horace

Merton

1908

1973

4

17

7

BALDWIN

Icie

Mae

1908

1990

4

17

7

BALDWIN

Thomas 'Pops'

S.

1947

2002

6

2

1

Married: 01/22/1933 / Loving parents of five children

 

BALL

Nina

Belle

1891

1913

1

18

9

Wife of Fenner Ball

 

BAMBACHT

Gerritt

 

1884

1982

1

28

9

To God be the Glory

 

BAMBACHT

Jennie

 

1893

1974

1

28

9

To God be the Glory

 

BARBEE

Close-up

Venita

Ann

8/28/1939

6/21/2004

3

1

4

In loving memory

 

BARBER

Robert

J.

7/17/1920

11/30/1973

4

9

 

Michigan PFC US Army World War II

Flag stand

BARR

Amanda

 

 

7/5/1984

4

9

1

Triplets / Parents Ray & Julie Barr

 

BARR

Leah

 

 

7/5/1984

4

2

20

Triplets / Parents Ray & Julie Barr

 

BARR

Timothy

 

 

7/5/1984

4

2

20

Triplets / Parents Ray & Julie Barr

 

BARRETT

Michael

Richard

 

7/13/1961

4

10

2

In memory of our son

 

BARTLETT

Goldie

1912

1937

1

30

2

Mother

BASS

View

Wanda

J.

1951

2003

6

13

3

In loving memory

 

BATTS

Eleanor

M.

1/14/1934

 

5

11

6

03/21/1956 / The salvation of the righteous comes from the lord Psalms 37:39

 

BATTS

Military

John

R.

5/17/1933

3/15/1998

5

11

6

03/21/1956 / The salvation of the righteous comes from the lord Psalms 37:39 / Cpl US Army Korea

Military marker located on the back of the tombstone

BEARD

Bev

1935

1995

4

20

7

Beveryl A.

BEARD

Fay

L

1912

1995

5

8

12

BEARD

Ron

1934

2002

4

20

7

Ronald

BEATTY

Adrienne

S.

1921

1970

1

9

3

Mother / Married: 05/16/1941

 

BEATTY

Charles

A.

1913

2001

1

9

3

Father / Married: 05/16/1941

 

BECKER

Angel

Fay

3/9/1978

3/29/1983

5

5

13

My beloved neice / I love you Angel / Aunt Dotti / Always in my thoughts and heart

 

BEEBE

Clare

M.

10/18/1898

1/3/1960

4

11

3

Michigan Pvt Signal Corps World War II

Flag stand

BENDER

Louisa

A.

1893

1958

1

17

7

BENDER

Oscar

L.

1875

1954

1

17

7

BERGER

Ward

B.

1957

1979

5

2

6

Son

BEVERIDGE

Robert

J.

1908

1977

1

22

4

BEVERIDGE

Winifred

J.

1905

1980

1

22

4

BILL

Mary

M.

1894

1964

4

20

13

BILL

Peter

B.

1895

1968

4

20

13

BINGHAM

Grace

M.

1/16/1915

3/21/1985

4

8

10

BIRDSALL

Florence

1905

1959

4

9

9

BIRDSALL

Orin

Edwin

08/22/1896

5/20/1978

4

12

6

US Army World War I

Flag Stand

BIRDSALL

Randall

M.

6/14/1959

5/11/1984

5

4

5

Our loving son and brother / I came, I saw, I left / The lord is my shepherd

 

BIRDSALL

Vern

A.

1902

4

9

9

BISHOP

Lloyd

R.

10/09/1897

7/4/1967

4

19

6

Ohio Pvt Btry A 59 Coast Aarty World War I

 

BLANCHARD

Harold

Greeley

1914

1981

5

3

3

BLESSING

Back

Alma

M.

4/24/1918

 

5

3

10

Married: 05/01/1937 / The lord is my shepherd / A life well lived can not be diminished by death

 

BLESSING

Back

Norbert

G.

2/9/1914

7/30/1992

5

3

10

Married: 05/01/1937 / The lord is my shepherd / A life well lived can not be diminished by death

 

BLOEMSMA

Bernard

9/23/1940

12/20/1940

1

26

7

BLOEMSMA

Nellie

1916

1944

1

25

18

Isa. 40: 6,7,8

BODE

Fred

Carl

01/28/1899

6/10/1965

3

9

2

Michigan S2 US Navy World War I

 

BODE

Grayce

5/3/1910

11/18/1986

3

9

1

BOES

Dale

H.

3/29/1921

7/8/2003

4

19

14

BM2 US Navy World War II

 

BOGEMA

Baby

1940

1

23

5

BOGEMA

Edward

1902

1988

1

23

3

BOGEMA

Elsie

1902

1982

1

23

3

BOGEMA

Jacob

1869

1917

1

12

2

BOGEMA

James

H

1/28/1927

9/5/1985

1

23

2

US Army World War II Korea

 

BOGEMA

John

1898

1958

1

12

1

BOGEMA

Peter

5/4/1904

4/27/1982

1

12

3

BOGEMA

Reina

1869

1937

1

12

2

BOLHUIS

Arlene

R.

1935

1975

5

2

10

BOLHUIS

Danny

J.

1934

5

2

10

BONECUTTER

D

Joe

1/23/1939

12/23/1999

6

7

3

7/18/1959

BONECUTTER

Mary

Lou

3/18/1940

9/24/1997

6

7

3

BONFOEY

Perry

1851

1913

1

16

5

BORGMAN

Gertrude (Linneman)

1878

1965

1

15

1

Wife

BORGMAN

Paul

1876

1940

1

16

1

BOUMA

Cornelia

 

1914

2002

6

5

1

Married: 11/28/1935

 

BOUMA

Elizabeth

1890

1954

1

27

7

BOUMA

Gertie

1905

1989

1

5

3

BOUMA

Helen

E.

1914

1993

1

26

4

BOUMA

Hilje

 

1847

1921

1

10

11

Mother / Zalig zijn de dodden die in den heere sterven

 

BOUMA

Infants

 

 

 

1

27

8

Infants of Peter & Elizabeth

No dates

BOUMA

Jacob

1902

1952

1

5

3

BOUMA

John

 

1917

1918

1

6

16

Son of H. & G. A. Bouma

 

BOUMA

John

J.

1919

1

26

3

BOUMA

John

W.

1887

1972

1

9

9

Husband / Rest in Peace

 

BOUMA

Marie

S.

1921

2002

1

26

3

?? 1941

BOUMA

Martje

 

1875

1941

1

10

9

Ik heb u lief gehad met eeke eeuwige liefde

 

BOUMA

Oktje

 

1884

1965

1

9

9

Wife / Rest in Peace

 

BOUMA

Peter

1888

1987

1

27

7

BOUMA

Tena

8/24/1917

1

9

8

Rest in Peace

BOUMA

Wibbe

 

1850

1930

1

10

10

Father / Ik ben de opstanding en het leven

 

BOUMA

William

 

1914

1998

6

5

1

Married: 11/28/1935

 

BOWER

Ross

1897

1936

1

27

2

BOWMAN

George

J.

1929

1976

5

4

16

Therefore be ye also ready

 

BOYD

Chester

C.

1929

1965

 

 

 

 

Unmarked Grave

BOYER

John

L.

1929

1988

5

11

17

BOYER

Rose

1929

5

11

17

BRANDENBURG

Clarence

D.

1983

1983

4

3

9

 

 

BRIGANCE

Anthony  'Tony'

1958

1980

4

10

6

BRIGANCE

Ernest

P.

1927

1994

4

6

9

BRIGANCE

Mark

P.

1956

1988

4

6

9

BROUWER

Doris

E

1913

1971

4

20

2

Eastern Star/Michah D. Buckallew

 

BROUWER

Edward 'Bud'

7/8/1919

4

22

5

BROUWER

Mary

3/14/1919

4

22

5

BROUWER

Okko

A.

1911

1970

4

20

2

Mason / Jacob T Buckallew

 

BROWN

Harold

L.

1905

1978

5

2

11

Married: 05/14/19??

 

BROWN

Orta

M.

1905

1975

5

2

11

Married: 05/14/19??

 

BRYANT

Luther

D.

3/26/1907

11/15/1965

4

20

16

Michigan QM2 USNR World War II

 

BRYANT

Shirley

L.

4/4/1924

3/15/1971

4

20

15

Michigan S2 US Coast Guard World War II

 

BUCK

Thankful

J.

1838

1909

1

21

7

Wife of Worter S. Buck

 

BULSON

Lois

J.

7/21/1924

8/27/1982

4

16

12

BULT

Aisling

Marie

2005

2005

4

1

12

 

 

BULT

Anna

Therese

2001

2001

4

1

10

 

 

BULT

Brendan

John

2002

2002

4

1

11

 

 

BULT

Meghanne

Jean

6/20/1992

4

1

3

BURKE

Austin

Douglas

4/9/1986

4/19/1986

4

2

11

Our Baby Boy / In love and memory we shall always be together

 

BURKE

David

Holt

12/10/1961

4/1/1988

5

9

8

If you'd only you known the lives you touched and how we miss you oh so much / Romans 8:37-39

 

BURNS

Gilbert

Ramond

1983

1983

4

3

6

 

 

BURROWS

Harold

Wesley

6/18/1921

6/14/1975

1

30

4

Pvt. US Army World War II

flag stand

BURROWS

Richard

A.

1966

1988

1

30

3

Son

BUSH

Frederick

Osborn

1/24/1916

4/17/1955

1

17

4

Michigan BM2 USNR World War II

flag stand

BYHOLT

Florence

M.

1909

1976

4

16

8

BYHOLT

Jacob

1918

1991

5

11

11

BYHOLT

John, Jr.

1907

1984

4

16

8

Flag

BYHOLT

John, Sr.

1881

1971

4

16

7

BYHOLT

Martha

1924

5

11

11

BYHOLT

Winifred

1880

1968

4

16

7

CAIRO

Joseph

Edward

9/19/1985

4

2

15

Our son

CARLETON

Anna

E

1834

1914

1

17

14

CARLETON

Ira

1834

1912

1

17

15

CARLETON

Walter

F.

1884

1900

1

17

16

CARLETON FAMILY MONUMENT

1

18

7

CARLSON

Elsie

D.

Oct-09

Sep-15

1

14

2

CARLSON

Huilda

1871

1928

1

13

9

CARLSON

Peter

1872

1936

1

13

9

CARLTON

Albert

B

07/31/1859

10/3/1894

1

17

17

CARLTON

Alvin

H

1

20

13

No Dates

CARLTON

Edna

1

20

15

No Dates

CARLTON

Nellie

I.

1

20

14

No Dates

CARLTON

Nettie

1

20

16

No Dates

CARPENTER

Frances

M.

1904

1996

3

6

1

CARPENTER

H

Neil

1901

1997

3

6

1

CASTONGUAY

Mildred

1925

2004

4

22

1

CASTONGUAY

Norman

J.

1925

1973

4

22

1

CHASE

Holly

E.

1/21/1977

1/27/2003

6

8

7

CHELF

Ann (De Mott)

1909

1995

4

23

3

Mother & Wife

CHODOS

Dale

J.

1928

2005

6

4

6

CHODOS

Joyce

A.

1931

6

4

6

CHUBB

Alice

A.

1845

1916

1

12

7

CHUBB

I.

Martin

1838

1921

1

11

4

CHUBB

J.

B.

1852

1917

1

12

8

CHUBB

Mary

J.

1856

1936

1

12

9

CHUBB

Rhoda

C.

1838

1926

1

11

4

CHUBB

Viola

C.

1874

1932

1

11

6

CHUBB

Willis

E.

1872

1945

1

11

6

CLARK

Grace

E.

1869

1946

3

11

1

CLARK

Lorraine

K.

9/15/1941

3/8/1999

1

24

5

The best mom and grandma ever

 

CLARK

Ralph

Lee

1936

1950

3

11

2

Boy Scout / Troop 36

 

CLARK

William

H

1872

1960

3

11

1

CLARK

William

Taft

1911

1945

3

11

3

CLARK-SUTTON

Evelyn

 

1915

1989

3

11

4

In loving memory of our mother

 

CLELAND

Clair, III 'Bear'

D.

12/1/1970

10/29/1986

5

5

4

CLEMONS

John

W.

1922

2003

6

4

7

CLEVELAND

Harriett

1910

1986

1

5

3

CLEVELAND

Nelson

1914

2006

1

5

3

CLINE

Madia

E.

1908

1978

5

3

11

CLINE

Nellie

Catherine

4/10/1927

11/14/2005

4

20

4

CLINE

Oliver

G.

1912

1977

5

3