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Brent Peter Militzer

May 26, 2024
Scotts, MI




Brent Militzer, 37, beloved son of Peter and Amanda Militzer, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2024. Born with special needs, Brent's journey was one of profound resilience and boundless love. Despite the challenges he faced, he illuminated the lives of all who knew him with his indomitable spirit and infectious joy.

From the moment Brent came into the world, his presence radiated warmth and joy. Though he never walked or talked, his laughter echoed like music, filling their home with immeasurable happiness. Brent's unwavering love and affection transcended words, touching the hearts of everyone fortunate enough to share in his life.

Brent's love for the outdoors knew no bounds. His eyes sparkled with delight at the prospect of a boat ride, his favorite pastime. With every gentle breeze and ripple of the water, he found solace and serenity, surrounded by the beauty of nature he so cherished.

His love for going anywhere was boundless, his excitement evident whenever his shoes and coat were fetched, signaling another journey into the world he adored. Whether it was a simple stroll in the park or a scenic drive along the countryside, Brent's enthusiasm knew no bounds.

Despite his inability to communicate verbally, Brent's capacity to connect with others was profound. His infectious smile and unwavering affection bridged any divide, fostering bonds that transcended language and touched the depths of the soul.

In his 37 years, Brent taught those around him invaluable lessons about love, resilience, and the beauty of simplicity. His memory will forever be cherished by his devoted parents, Peter and Amanda Militzer, whose lives were forever enriched by his presence.

Though Brent may have departed this world, his spirit will continue to shine bright in the hearts of all who were blessed to know him. May his laughter echo through the winds, his joy dance upon the waves, and his love illuminate the darkest of days.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to either the Borgess Foundation or the YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo, in Brent's memory.

A celebration of Brent's life will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 2122 Bronson Blvd. Kalamazoo, MI 49008 on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 11:00 am. A visitation will be held Monday, June 3, 2024 from 6-8:00 pm at the church where friends and family will come together to honor his remarkable journey and the profound impact he made on all who knew him. Interment will take place at Mount Ever Rest Memorial Park South at 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 4, 2024. To view Brent's personalized webpage, please visit