Jewell Hanna-DeSmit

November 10, 1949 - February 16, 2018
Kalamazoo, MI

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Visitation

Monday, February 19, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Life Story Funeral Homes - Betzler
Kalamazoo Location
6080 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 375-2900
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Service

Monday, February 19, 2018
2:00 PM EST
Life Story Funeral Homes - Betzler
Kalamazoo Location
6080 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 375-2900
Driving Directions

Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Ambati
1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Age 68, passed away February 16, 2018 at her home with her family at her side. Jewell was born November 10, 1949 in Kalamazoo. She graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School and worked at a shipping/receiving clerk at WMU. Jewell was preceded in death by her mother, Gladys Gould, step-father, Clarence Gould and by a brother, Wally Gould. Surviving are her husband of 31 years, Michael DeSmit; 4 children: Tami, Chad, Joshua and Rachel; 8 grandchildren; 4 siblings and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held Monday 2pm at the Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Dr. Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900 with visitation beginning at 1pm. Please visit Jewell’s personal web page at www.betzlerfuneralhome.com, where you can read her story, archive a favorite memory or photo and sign her online guestbook before coming to the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to charity of one’s choice.