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Roy Breeding

September 25, 1950 - June 20, 2022
Kalamazoo, MI


Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, August 5, 2022
2:00 PM EDT
St Augustine Cathedral
542 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 345-5147

The Rosary will be recited before mass at 1:30pm.

This Mass will also be offered for Roy and Gaynell's daughter, Barbara Jean Kaylor.



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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Taylor's Florist and Gifts
215 E. Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6256
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Life Story / Obituary


Demma Roy Breeding of Kalamazoo, age 71, died on June 20, 2022. Roy was born September 25, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan to Demma Breeding and Keota Bowlin. Roy is predeceased by his sisters: Linda Breeding and Brenda Breeding. Surviving are his wife of 53+ years, Gaynell; and his brothers, David Breeding and Roger Breeding. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass was celebrated Friday, August 5, 2022 at 2 PM at St. Augustine Cathedral. The Rosary was recited before Mass at 1:30 PM. Burial will be September 15, 2022, on the Feast of Our Lady Sorrows at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kalamazoo. Roy and his wife were active members of “Center for Transformation” and “Fearless”. Visit Roy’s webpage at BetzlerLifeStory.com to archive favorite memories, photos, and sign his guestbook. Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900.