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Julie Irene (Durham) Cleveland

October 1, 1953 ~ November 23, 2018 (age 65)

Of Kalamazoo, MI

Julie Irene Cleveland, age 65, passed away November 23, 2018 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Julie was born October 1, 1953 in Douglas, Michigan, the daughter of Gordon and Roselia (Orzehoski) Durham.

She graduated from Saugatuck High School, received her LPN from Grand Rapids Junior College and her BSN from KVCC. For over 30 years she was employed as a Registered Nurse for Bronson Methodist Hospital. In retirement, she volunteered with Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, and with Taste of Heaven.

Surviving are her daughter Lauren (Josh) Roberts of Sturgis, MI; her granddaughter Sophia Roberts; her sister Karen (Robert) Lohrberg; her brothers Larry (Bette) Durham and David Durham; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and special friends. Julie was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Dick and Joel Durham.

In accordance with Julie's wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date to be announced. Memorials in Julie's memory may be directed to Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes. Please visit Julie's personalized guest book at

Donations may be made to:

Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes
901 Portage St., Kalamazoo MI 49001
Tel: 2694882617

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