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Earl Ricardo Falls

April 19, 1944 - May 8, 2020
Portage, MI



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1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Age 76, died May 8, 2020. Earl was born in Chicago on April 19, 1944. The 5th child of Leo and Daisy (Mills) Falls. He attended Lawrence Michigan Elementary and High School and played the trumpet in the High School Pep Band, regular Band, and sang in the choir.

Earl grew up as a devout Roman Catholic and studied the ministry later in life. He served in the United States Army as a Private.

Earl married Marybeth Holton and they had one daughter, Lori Ann Taylor. His wife, Marybeth, preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death are his parents, two sisters and two brothers.

Surviving are his daughter and two grandchildren, as well as two brothers, Enrique T. Falls of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Larry T. Falls of Morristown, New Jersey.

Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, MI (269) 375-2900.