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John A. Kossen

Obituary for John A. Kossen

October 23, 1930 - January 20, 2020
Holland, Michigan | Age 89


John A. Kossen, age 89, of Holland, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 at Sheldon Meadows Assisted Living Center.

John retired as a Highway Driver for Herman Miller in 1993 and enjoyed farming and spending time at Silver Lake. John was a charter member of Faith Reformed Church in Zeeland.

John was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel, in 2012 and son, Douglas, in 2017.

John is survived by his:

Rick (Debra) Kossen of Hudsonville

Tracey (Nicholas) Holbrook, Missy Rusticus, Jason Kouw (Sara Ruiter), Eric (Whitney) Roberts, Alicia (Ryan) Farrell, Anthony (Ashley) Roberts

Great grandchildren
Nick Rusticus, Calley Rusticus, Brody Roberts, Brooklyn Roberts, Alexander Roberts

Christina Kossen of Holland

Gordon (Elsie) Kossen of Holland
Duane (Lois) Kossen of Zeeland
Eunice (Gerald) Wright of Broomfield, CO
Stanley Kossen of Parker, CO
Lillian Morren of Zeeland

Roger (Teresa) Hulst of Jenison
Sherwin (Barb) Hulst of Zeeland
Wayne (Sally) Hulst of Caledonia
Lois Hulst of Holland

Funeral services are planned for 11:00am Friday, January 24, 2020 at Faith Reformed Church, 220 W Central Ave, Zeeland, with Rev. Jonathan Elgersma officiating. Burial will be in Vriesland Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 4:00-7:00pm Thursday, January 23 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S State St., Zeeland. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Reformed Church and Spectrum Health Hospice. Condolences may be left online at

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Faith Reformed Church
    220 W. Central Ave.
    Zeeland, MI 49464
  • Spectrum Health Hospice
    750 Fuller Ave. NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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