July 30, 1928 - March 3, 2017
Arlene M. Koster age 88 of Grand Ledge passed away March 3, 2017. She was born July 30, 1928 in Westphalia to the late Robert and Adeline (Bohr) Platte. She retired from St. Lawrence Hospital and was a longtime faithful active member of St. Michael Parish. She enjoyed to crochet, bake, play cards and travel, especially to the Caribbean. Arlene was a big U of M football fan holding season tickets for more than twenty-five years. She is survived by children, Gwen Cowan, Paula (Frank) Stevens, Dean Koster, Sharon (Brian) Madar and Jackie Boyd (John Sultini); grandchildren, Dan (Deb) Kemsley, Kelli (David) Lane, Erin Cowan, Chelsea (Ben Buergel) Cowan, Justine and Gia Cowan, Ali Stevens, Justin, Tyler, Ryan and Rachel Madar, Jessica and Nicholas Boyd; great grandchildren, Max Lane and Jack Kemsley; siblings, Gladys Bengel and Diane (Bill) Thelen, sister-in-law Beverly Platte, brother-in-law Elvan Pohl and dozens of beloved nieces, nephews and god-children. Arlene was preceded in death by siblings, Evelyn(Louis) Hengesbach, Mary Ellen Pohl, Paul and Robert Platte, and brother-in-law Robert Bengel. The family would like to offer special thanks to Rene and Melissa of Great Lakes Caring Hospice, the staff at Regency of West Lansing, and Preston and Dorothy Childs and staff of Home Helpers. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 11 am at St. Michael Catholic Church, Grand Ledge by The Reverend Fr. James Eisele. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Michael Catholic Church. Arrangements by the Holihan-Atkin-Barclay Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.
Arlene M. Koster age 88 of Grand Ledge passed away March 3, 2017. She was born July 30, 1928 in Westphalia to the late Robert and Adeline (Bohr) Platte. She retired from St. Lawrence Hospital and was a longtime faithful active member of St.... View Obituary & Service Information
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