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Glenn A Poel

Obituary for Glenn A Poel

January 28, 1949 - October 14, 2020
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 71



Glen A. Poel, age 71. of Zeeland, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 after a long life of happiness and a brief period of bone cancer. Please come and CELEBRATE all the love, kindness, devotion, and memories of Glenn and his life from 11:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Tripleroot Brewpub and Market, 146 E Main Ave, Zeeland, MI 49424.


Glenn A. Poel, age 71, of Zeeland, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at his home.

Glenn graduated from Coopersville High School and proudly served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was a former member of Peace Reformed Church.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Marian Poel; step-mother, Nell Poel; parents-in-law, Bud and Barbara Hillman; brother-in-law, Jim DeYoung; and niece, Melissa Weber.

Glenn is survived by his:

Wife of 41 years, Carol Poel

Wendi (Matt) Taylor of Zeeland
Danial (Carrie) Poel of Marysville, OH
Heather Collins of Dearborn, MI

Kieran Poel
Myléne Taylor
Carson Taylor
Kyaira Collins
Leo Poel
Andi Poel
Raegan Poel

R.J. (Marian) Poel of Jenison
Mary Jo DeYoung of Zeeland
Jon (Becky) Poel of Coopersville
Calvin (Sharon) Poel of Zeeland

Beverly Wade of Clinton, MO

as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

A service celebrating Glenn's life will be announced in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to Wings of Mercy and Kindred Hospice. Arrangements are by Yntema Funeral Home and condolences may be left online at

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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