COLLARD, Mrs. Jessie N.
Passed away Wednesday evening, July 16, 2003 at Borgess Medical Center. She was born January 19, 1923 in Kinburn, Ontario, Canada, daughter of the late Archibald and Kitty Jane (Eady) Badham. Jessie was always happiest when she was taking care of someone. She is survived by four children, Kittie Udvardy of Kalamazoo, Wayne (Katherine) Byrd of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Jeanette (William) Lubitz of Hartland, Wisconsin, and Mike (Kim) Kelemen of Battle Creek; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grand-children; 2 great-great-grand-children; and two brothers, Walt (Aileen) Badham of Grants Pass, Oregon, and Jack Badham of Kalamazoo. Jessie was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Collard; her parents, Archibald and Kitty Badham; two brothers, Roy and Jack Badham; and two sisters, Margaret and Joyce Badham. Memorial services for Mrs. Collard will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22, at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Hoag-Switzer, Comstock Chapel, 6121 King Highway. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. Inurnment will be in Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park. Memorial contibutions in Jessie's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and are available at the funeral home. Online memorialization available at www.langelands.com
Published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on 7/20/2003. (Posted by a volunteer-no family connection)