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Wesley Oosting

Obituary for Wesley Oosting

March 1, 1936 - April 11, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 82


Wesley Oosting, age 82 of Holland, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Born in Holland on March 1, 1936 to Clarence and Katherine Oosting. While attending Holland Christian High School, Wes told his best friend, "There is the girl I'm going to marry." A year later he began dating Sharon Hoogeveen; they married a few years later.

Wes served in the Army and was stationed in Germany for a year and a half. He worked as a carpenter for many years with Vander Meulen Builders. Wes enjoyed hunting and fishing whenever time permitted. "Our walls are filled with trophies."

Wesley was preceded in death by his grandson, Jeremy Oosting; sister, Dorothy Gesink; and brother-in-law, Loren Boerman.

Wesley is survived by his wife Sharon Oosting; children: Chris (Sheri) Oosting, Dale (Sherylann) Oosting, Sheryl (Michael) Bierling; grandchildren: Melissa, Victoria, Alisha and Grant Oosting, Wesley (Meredith) Bierling, Nicole (Gideon) Curtis; great-grandchildren: Peyson, Lydia and Ethan; siblings: Don (Marilyn) Oosting, Rose Boerman, Gerald (Norma) Oosting and brother-in-law, Elwin Gesink, as well as nieces and nephews.

There will be a time of visitation from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 15 2018 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th Street, Holland, MI 49423 as well as from 10:00-11:00 AM on Monday, April 16 at Providence CRC, 821 Ottawa Ave. Holland, MI 49423. A memorial service at church will follow at 11:00 AM on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be given to Kindred Hospice or to Holland Christian Schools.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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