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“In the spring of 31 C.E., Jesus Christ boldly promised: Just as the Father raises the dead up and makes them alive, so the Son also makes those alive...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: charles sibley - Dowagiac, MI

“RIP Donn. I remember the good times in scouting with you and your Dad. You are now reunited with Lillette, and your parents. As we say in the Navy, ...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: DUDLEY SNOW - WAUKEGAN, IL

“Donn A Big BrotherToday we say “See ya later Donn.”That is how I always ended our call to one another.We will see each other again, with perfect...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Ray Kent - Issaquah, WA

“Donn was a great guy and friend from high school and after. I lost contact with him in recent years. Donn will be greatly missed. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Tom Watson - DeWitt, MI - Friend

“So sorry to hear that one of my best high school friends has left us!!! ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Steve Overkamp - Wayland, MI


Donn E. Kent, 62, of Kalamazoo, died Monday, July 29, 2013 at his residence. Donn was born September 17, 1950 to Earl and Rose (Karker) Kent in Battle Creek. Donn graduated from Galesburg/Augusta High School and went to honorably serve in the U.S. Navy. He later worked as a home health care aid for many years. He was very active in the Countryside Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Kalamazoo.

Donn is survived by his daughter, Jeneen (Michael) Killingsworth; two precious grandchildren, Joshua and Lindsey Killingsworth; a sister, Cindy Baker and two brothers, Jim and Raymond Kent. Donn was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lillette in 2011 and his parents.

A graveside service to celebrate Donn's life will be 2:30 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2013 at Fort Custer National Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Terry Nelson. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution may donate to a charity of choice. Arrangements by the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, Augusta Chapel. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.