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Lyndon L. Cronen

Kalamazoo - Lyndon L. Cronen, age 75, of Kalamazoo, Michigan died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Full of life and always with a smile to brighten someone’s day, Lyndon Cronen was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to surround himself with loved ones as well as ensure that everyone was made to feel comfortable in his presence. Lyndon was well known throughout the community for being generous beyond measure. Known to many as Mr. Otsego, his warm personality will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Lyndon was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Gerene Cronen and step-brother, Jimmy Cronen. Surviving are his wife of fifty-two years, Carmen Cronen; three children: Maria (Luis) Suarez, Monique Stevens and Bryan (Daniella) Cronen; and eleven grandchildren: Tatiana, Vanessa, Jessica, Alex, Emma, Danny, Maria, Isabella, Sofia, Bianca, and Estella. Visit with family and friends where food and drinks will be served on Friday from 5-8PM at Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday 11 AM at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (1150 W. Centre Ave.) followed by a luncheon in the church hall. Burial will follow at St. Margaret’s Cemetery in Otsego. Please visit Lyndon’s personal web page at, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo and sign his online guestbook before coming to the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Kairos Dwelling or West Michigan Cancer Center.

Betzler Life Story Funeral Home
6080 Stadium Dr.
Kalamazoo, MI 49009