Jack Simonds

    Jack Simonds, 79, of Kalamazoo, died peacefully following a long struggle with Parkinson’s,  July 7, 2019, at his home. Jack was born Oct. 2, 1939, in Kalamazoo, the son of Richard and Ethel (Graham) Simonds.
    He retired from Consumers Power, following 35 years of service.
    Members of his family include his wife of 60 years, Sandy Simonds; three children,  Michael (Sara) Simonds, Todd (Peg) Simonds and Jill (Lynn) Jones; eight grandchildren,  Tyler, Andrea (Mike), Lindsay, Jake (Laura), Kyle (Danielle), Charlotte, Gus and Abe; six  great-grandchildren, Kennedy, Dylan, Sawyer, Callie, Mason and Allie; siblings, Duane (Julie) Simonds, Don (Eva) Simonds and Jane (Rich) Christensen; and many nieces and nephews.
    Cremation will take place. A Time of Sharing will be held Thursday, July 18, at 4 p.m. at Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, (269) 375-2900, followed by a reception until 7  p.m.
    Visit Jack’s personal web page at: www.BetzlerLifeStory.com, to  read his story, archive a favorite memory or photo and sign his online guestbook.
    In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or Parkinson’s Foundation.


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