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Richard D. Majewski

Dick passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

He was born January 6, 1936 in South Bend, Indiana, the son of Stanley and Martha (Nowak) Majewski. Dick proudly served his country in the US Air Force. He had worked at Hooker Motor Freight, Foreway Transportation and Allied Trucking until his retirement.

Dick loved to tinker around fixing things. He was a skilled carpenter and had built his own home. Dick was a parishioner of St. Margaret Catholic Church in Otsego.

On May 4, 1957 in Traverse City he married Marilyn Tuller who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Therese (Bill) Holdeman of Plainwell, John (Susan) Majewski of Wayland, Cathy Dobbs of Kalamazoo, Stephen Majewski of Kalamazoo, Matthew (Tanisha) Majewski of Otsego, Elizabeth (Rick) Cornell of Chelsea and Janet (Kenneth) Lake of Pensacola, FL; 8 grandchildren, Andrew, Nathan, Matt Jr., Ryan, Ally, Collin, Connor and Alysa; 1 great-grandchild, Noah, sister, Rita (Maurice) DeWitte and family friend, James Hatfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents and children, Tammy Johnston and Christopher Majewski.

Friends may visit with Dick’s family from 2-4 P.M., and 6-8 P.M., Wednesday, August 1, 2018 with a rosary service at 7:30 P.M., at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, August 2, 2018, at St. Margaret Catholic Church, Otsego, with Rev. Fr. Gordon Greene officiating.

Burial will follow at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta.

Contributions in memory of Dick may be made to

St. Vincent de Paul Ministry


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Paula Dingman

July 30, 2018 at 3:30 pm

So sorry Cathy for you and your family’s loss!


Sandy and Dan Fleming

July 30, 2018 at 7:54 pm

Joyce, and family. Dan and I want to extend our deepest and most sincere sympathy to all. Dick is my grandson Matt’s grandfather and he looked up to his grandpa. I know with Dicks passing that it will leave a big void in everyone. Dick was a wonderful provider for his entire family and family meant so much to him and Joyce both, A man with such an incredible talent.. He was an amazing carpenter. He loved his wife and family and always enjoyed his family get together’s with all. And above all Dick loved his savior. May you R.I.P. now and forever. Sandy and Dan.


Mark & Ann DeWitte

July 31, 2018 at 8:45 am

To all the family, so sorry to hear about Uncle Dick’s passing. I still remember the family gatherings we all had when we lived closer. May the peace of knowing we’ll all see him again one day comfort all of you.


Gary Allen

July 31, 2018 at 5:37 pm

So sorry to hear about the passing of Dick, he was my boss at Foreway Express in Kalamazoo, he was always a great boss to work for. R.I.P. Mr. Majewski until we meet again.


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