Deborah Marie Batey

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“I will miss you much! My deepest sympathies and condolences for your loss. I will always remember and treasure the great times i spent camping at...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Sally Cavanaugh (Vosburgh) - MI

“Deb led people to Christ while she served as a forgotten Man Ministry Volunteer at the Kalamazoo Jail. She was faithful, full of compassion and love....Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Joshua Amaezechi - MI

“Bob, Tom, Elizabeth and family, Debbie was such an inspirational person, she inspired me to be a nurse which I have passed on to several family...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kristen Panaitescu - Tigard, OR

“God greatly blessed our family when He allowed us to be neighbors! We pray that you all feel God's peace and comfort during this time of trial,...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: The Howard Family - Kalamazoo, MI

“Though I did not know Deb very well, I want to send my heartfelt condolences to the family, especially Mr and Mrs Parrish and Tom and Amie. Heaven...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Vicki Johnson (Hardings) - MI

“Though I didn't know Deb very well, I have known Bob for several years. It is obvious she was a very special person by the things Bob shared about...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: John Fulton - Vicksburg, MI

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Deb's family and friends. She was a beautiful soul, always kind and compassionate. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Juzwiak - Kalamazoo, MI

“Dear Elizabeth and family, we were so sorry to hear news of Debbie. May God be with you in this time of grief. Love Aunt Carol and family ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Crislip - Jensen Beach, FL

“Bob and family, as a nurse at Alternatives I was blessed to work under Deb's leadership for a short time but in that time I witnessed a truly godly...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Bob & family, my deepest sympathy along with prayers for God's comfort and peace for you all. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Debbie DeVries - Kalamazoo, MI

“God Bless your entire family as you greive Debbie's passing. We know she is in the presence of Jesus. May God give you Hope & Strength in the days...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Carol ( Melander ) Erickson - IL

“Deb made a tremendous impact to the women in jail and in prison through her faithful service. It was a privilege to serve with her. Our thoughts and...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Susan & Bruce Fennema - Plainwell, MI

“My prayers are with all the family. May our God Hold you close. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: BonniBelle Soltis - Kalamazoo, MI

“Bob, our thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Steve, Jan & Sarah Crittenden - MI


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Deborah was born on June 5, 1959 and passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Deborah was a resident of Kalamazoo, Michigan at the time of her passing.

She received her Bachelors Degree from North Park University in Chicago and was most recently employed as Clinical Director for Alternatives of Kalamazoo.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 20th at Oakwood Bible Church, 4100 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating. A reception will follow the service and interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Galesburg. **MEMORIALS** Alternatives of Kalamazoo 4200 W Michigan Ave #100, Kalamazoo, MI 49006 (269) 345-1740 www.alternativescc.org SPCA of Southwest Michigan 6955 W Kl Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 (269) 344-1474 https://www.spcaswmich.org Visitation MAR 19. 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Langeland Family Funeral Homes - Westside Chapel 3926 S. 9th St. Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49009 http://www.langelands.com/ Visitation MAR 19. 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Langeland Family Funeral Homes - Westside Chapel 3926 S. 9th St. Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49009 http://www.langelands.com/ Service MAR 20. 11:00 AM Oakwood Bible Church 4100 Oakland Drive Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49008 Service begins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Alternatives of Kalamazoo or SPCA of Southwest Michigan.

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