In memory of
Allan E. Jousma, aged 71 of Caledonia passed away peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Darlene Jousma and father-in-law, Edward Buchanan. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 49 years, Linda; sons, Todd and Sara Jousma, Branden and Jennifer Jousma; grandchildren, Cameron Allan, Austin, Avery, Stella, Jasper Allan; mother-in-law, Elaine Buchanan; sisters and brothers: Bonnie (Ken) Colburn, Gordon (Chari) Jousma, Sue (Roger) Troost, Randy (Jeri) Jousma; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; many nieces and nephews; his closest friends, Larry and Dawn Stauffer, Sandy and Mick Kowalczyk. Allan proudly served as a sergeant in the US Army with the 1st Air Calvary Division and 82nd Airborne Division completing two tours in Vietnam. He loved to ride his Harley Davidson and was an active member of the American Legion Riders Club. He retired after many years from Weller Truck Parts. He was a long-time member and past commander of Caledonia American Legion Post #305, where memorial contributions may be made. Funeral services for Allan will be held Monday at 11:00 am at South Harbor Church, 1951 64th Street SW, Byron Center with Pastor Tim Wilson officiating. Interment in Lakeside Cemetery in Caledonia. Members of the family will receive relatives and friends at the Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Chapel (Caledonia), 616 E. Main St. on Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Condolences may be sent online at www.mkdfuneralhome.com .
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