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Om Jolly

May 14, 1944 - July 2, 2018
Kalamazoo, MI



Friday, July 6, 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes
Kalamazoo Location
6080 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 375-2900
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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.

Vasculitis Foundation
P.O. Box 2866-
Kansas City, MO 64188
(816) 436-8211
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Life Story / Obituary


Age 74 died peacefully on July 2, 2018 at his home. Om was born May 14, 1944 in Katha, West Punjab, India, the son of Arjan Das and Agyawati (Obrai) Jolly. Om earned his Ph.D. in nuclear physics from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He retired from Entergy following 29 years of service as a nuclear engineer. Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Savita Jolly; 3 children: Ankur (Corrinn) Jolly, Surabhi (Anuj) Mahajan and Seema Jolly; 7 grandchildren: Wyatt, Navia, Naura, Nayana, Ethan, Saloni and Akshay; 2 siblings: Subhash (Sudha) Jolly and Suraksha Tondon and many nieces and nephews. Services will take place Friday from 10AM – 12Noon at the Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Dr. Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900. Cremation will follow. Please visit Om’s personal web page at www.betzlerfuneralhome.com, where you can read his story, archive a favorite memory or photo and sign his online guestbook before coming to the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Vasculitis Foundation.