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Betty Joyce Mejeur

June 21, 1931 ~ April 29, 2018 (age 86)
Mejeur, Betty J.
of Kalamazoo

Betty Joyce Mejeur, age 86, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, April 29, 2018. A lifelong resident of Kalamazoo, Betty was born June 21, 1931, the daughter of Steven and Dorothy (Ouding) Slater. Betty was a member of Covenant United Reformed Church. She had worked in the libraries at Portage Public Schools and at The Upjohn Company in the technical library. She loved reading, baking and spending time with her family. On March 7, 1952, she was united in marriage with Jerry Mejeur, who preceded her in death on December 18, 2016. Also preceding were her parents, her sister Lois DeYoung and her son Todd Mejeur. Surviving are two daughters, Karen (Dennis) DeVries and Shelley Holcomb, both of Kalamazoo; nine grandchildren, Jen (Chad) Klaassen, Brian (Kristen) DeVries, Betsy (Matt) VanderMeer, Jill (Matt) Quemada, Tara Mejeur, Brittney (Asim) Baig, Gregory Holcomb, Bill (Ariel) Mejeur, Josh (Christin) Mejeur; sixteen great-grandchildren, Alexis, Kaylee and Nolan Klaassen, Naomi and Levi DeVries, Braden, Ethan, Grant and Laila VanderMeer, Olivia Quemada, Zehra, Azaan and Nadia Baig, Zayleigh and Holden Mejeur, and Sonya; a sister Dorothy (Dallas) Yowler; many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00PM on Thursday, May 3rd at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th Street, where services will be held at 3:00PM Friday, May 4th. Private interment will take place in Ft. Custer National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Kalamazoo Christian School Association or Park Village Pines.
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