Valerie R. Springer, 50, of 2018 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, Mich., died March 16, 2009 in Kalamazoo following an extended illness.
She was born March 10, 1959 in Sturgis, Mich., to LeRoy and Suzanne (Lutz) Springer.
She had been a resident of Kalamazoo since 2003 and was a registered nurse employed in Chicago and Evanston, Ill., and in homecare and at Riverview Manor in Three Rivers.
She enjoyed camping, cats, butterflies and was a devoted nurse.
Surviving are her mother and step-father, Suzanne and Daniel Langdon of Three Rivers; a sister, Angela (Jim) Sanford of Mattawan, Mich.; three brothers, Anthony (Marsha) Springer of Union City, Steve (Krista) Springer of Martins Ferry, Ohio and Larry (Linda) Springer of White Pigeon; several nieces and newphews. She was preceded indeath by her father; grandparents and a niece, Calista.
Cremation has been conducted. There will be no visitation. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to any animal humane society.
Arrangements are being handled by the Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon.