Kenneth Dale Postma

February 17, 1936 ~ May 23, 2023

Kenneth Dale Postma, age 87, of Wyoming, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. Kenneth proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. After the Army, Ken worked for many years with Roskam and Butternut Bread until he retired. Ken enjoyed golfing, playing softball, and tending to his property, but above all loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved to go to all of their sporting events, and having them over for pool time. He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Ida Postma; siblings, Ida Boyer, Martin Postma Jr, Bud Postma, Leonna Hall, Joe Postma and his favorite grand-dog Draper. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 65 years, Gail; children, Brian (Carol) Postma, Marcia (Ron) Wynsma, Marlene (Bob) Applegate, Margie Postma; grandchildren, Abigail, James, Brian II, Adam, Amanda, Wendy, Rachel, Kristin, Joe, Corey, Chad; 23 great grandchildren; his brother, David Postma; siblings-in-law, Dick (Pat) Slagter, Pat Slagter, Ellen Jones, Paul (Mary Jo) Slagter, Lola (Tom) Iacovani, Leon (Sandy) Slagter, Tim (Krista) Slagter, Sue Hellem; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 am Wednesday, May 31 at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4646 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Kentwood. Burial will be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Tuesday from 6-8 pm and an hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Paws with a Cause.

Visitation
Tuesday, May 30
6:00pm - 8:00pm

MKD - Kentwood
4646 Kalamazoo Ave. SE
Kentwood, MI 49508

Phone: (616) 455-1535

Visitation
Wednesday, May 31
10:00am - 11:00am

MKD - Kentwood
4646 Kalamazoo Ave. SE
Kentwood, MI 49508

Phone: (616) 455-1535

Funeral Service
Wednesday, May 31
11:00am

MKD - Kentwood
4646 Kalamazoo Ave. SE
Kentwood, MI 49508

Phone: (616) 455-1535

Leave Your Tribute Message

August 04, 2023 8:09pm
NOBODYtold me that Ken died I cared about him and you even though the r family threw me under the bus and will not talk to me.may God be with you as you greave. I am still greaving for my dear Marylou I miss her so

- jerald a tenelshof

June 06, 2023 8:23pm
So sorry to hear this.My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. A memory I have of Ken was his flips in the pool! Great neighbor. Hugs to all of you

- Sue Nelson

May 26, 2023 12:09pm
My heart goes out to the whole family for their loss. Ken was a wonderful person. I have very fond memories of him as I was growing up spending time with their family.

- Jackie Veltman

May 24, 2023 5:50pm
I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much he meant to all of you. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

- Jan Potts

May 24, 2023 5:17pm
Jeff and would like to tell the whole family you have our deepest sympathy. Uncle Ken was such a fun loving guy. He will be sorely missed. Prayers for you all.

- Jeff and Margaret TenElshof




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