Central Library’s parking lot located on the corner of Lovell and Rose St. will be closed on Sunday, January 29 due to a construction project. The library will still be open. 

West Oshtemo Cemetery (West)


Location: North side of KL Avenue, bordered by 1st Street and West Oshtemo Baptist Church on the west, Almena Road on the east.
Status: Active
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Photos: Beth Timmerman, 2010

Sources

Original Records

Charter Township of Oshtemo

7275 West Main Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
269-375-4260

Books

Tombstone Inscriptions in Kalamazoo County, Michigan: A Bicentennial Project

Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
1980 (West Oshtemo transcribed October, 1974)
H 977.417 K145

Articles

“Oshtemo Township has three cemeteries intended for the use only by residents…”

Kalamazoo Gazette, 20 July 2000, page A5, column 4.

Websites

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Cemeteries on the Web

Transcription and photos – complete through September 2006

The Tombstone Transcription Project, Kalamazoo County- Michigan USGenWeb

Partial list with photos

Kalamazoo Genealogy

Search entire cemetery database by individual names
Transcription and photos, 2009

Find A Grave

More than 160 records, some with photos and additional information.
Last Updated 8 May 2014.

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