Allen Henry Poest

March 02, 1931 - December 12, 2010 

Allen Henry Poest

March 02, 1931 - December 12, 2010 

Obituary for Allen Henry Poest

Allen H. Poest, age 79, of Zeeland, passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2010 at the Laurels of Hudsonville.

He was a member of Faith Reformed Church and owned Poest Gladiolus with his wife, Marian who passed away in 2007.

He is survived by his children:
Judy and Charles Gregory of Zeeland
David and Georgia Poest of Zeeland
12 Grandchildren
21 Great grandchildren
6 great great grandchildren
Mrs. Elmer (Pearl) Becksfort of West Olive
Sisters and brother in law:
Irene and Chester Vanden Bosch of Pahrump NV
Mrs. Vernon (Wilma) Maatman of Holland
Mrs. Robert (Wilma “Mick”) Maatman of Holland
Many nephews, nieces and cousins

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, December 16, 2010 at Faith Reformed Church, 220 West Central Avenue in Zeeland. Reverend Jonathan Elgersma will be officiating. Burial will be in Zeeland Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James Street in Holland. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Reformed Church or Hospice of Holland. An on line registry book is available at

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