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Wilbur Medema

May 7, 1929 ~ June 4, 2018 (age 89)

Of Kalamazoo

Wilbur went home to be with his Lord and Savior with his loved ones by his side on June 4, 2018. Wilbur was born to Peter and Wilhelmina (Tuin) Medema on May 7,1929. He attended the William Street Christian School. After school he went to work as a plasterer and later went to work for the Kalamazoo Public Schools where he retired. He was married to Betty Harper on May 21, 1955 who proceeded him in death. Wilbur was a lifetime member of the Second Christian Reformed Church. He loved his time volunteering at the Senior Center with his dear friend Norma. Wilbur and Betty loved all their niece and nephews and covered them daily with prayer. In addition to his wife, he is proceeded in death by his parents, his brother and sister-in-law Herman and Mary Medema, and brothers-in-law Dick Swanson, Max Bassler, Jerry Mastenbrook and Ed Hilton. Wilbur is survived by his sisters Jane Swanson Rooseboom, Harriett Bassler, Margaret Mastenbrook and Dorothy Hilton as well as several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00PM on Thursday, June 7th at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th Street. The funeral service will be held at 11:00AM Friday, June 8th at Second Christian Reformed Church, 3015 Nichols Road. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Park Village Pines or Hospice Care of S.W. Michigan.


Park Village Pines
2920 Crystal Lane
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100
Kalamazoo, MI 49007


JUN 7. 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel
3926 S. 9th St.
Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49009

Funeral Service

JUN 8. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Second Christian Reformed Church
3015 Nichols Rd.
Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49004


JUN 8. 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Second Christian Reformed Church
3015 Nichols Rd.
Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49004

Graveside Service

JUN 8. 02:00 PM - 02:15 PM

Riverside Cemetery
1015 Gull Rd.
Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49048
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