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Francis Westrick, Jr.

September 5, 1945 - November 3, 2022
Gibraltar, MI


Memorial Mass

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
10:00 AM EST
St. Mary's Catholic Church
939 Charlotte Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(269) 342-0621


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.

Catholic Charities - Diocese of Kalamazoo
1819 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(269) 381-9800
Web Site


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
Driving Directions
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Taylor's Florist and Gifts
215 E. Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6256
Driving Directions
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Life Story / Obituary


Francis Westrick, Jr., of Gibraltar, age 77, died on November 3, 2022. Francis was born September 5, 1945 in St. Louis, MO to Francis Sr. and Adeline (Herrmann) Westrick. After serving his country as a medic in the U.S. Army, he found work in sales for several companies throughout the southern states. His faith was always of great importance to him. Francis was preceded in death by his wife, RuthAnn. Surviving are siblings: Sandy (Paul) Beiter, Bernard (Pat) Westrick, Rosemary (Len) Williams, Jeanette Farnham, and Karen Moore; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial mass for Francis and RuthAnn will be celebrated Tuesday, January 10 at 10 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 939 Charlotte Ave, Kalamazoo. Visit Francis’ webpage at BetzlerLifeStory.com to archive favorite memories, photos, and sign his guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities – Diocese of Kalamazoo. Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo 269-375-2900.