Karin Bielefeld, 68, of Watervliet died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at Rose Arbor Hospice Center, Kalamazoo, succumbing to cancer after a brave yearlong battle.

Her last weeks saw a beautiful outpouring of love from her many friends and former students. Her passing was peaceful and she spent the evening listening to her late sister Bev’s beautiful songs, surrounded by people who love her.