Lampen, Howard LAMPEN Howard Lampen, age 85, went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday January 10, 2017. Howard was born June 8, 1931 in Holland, MI to Alfred and Grace (Haak) Lampen. He enjoyed his early years in Overisel helping his parents at Overisel Hardware Store. Howard then began his lifelong love of driving truck and continued driving throughout his entire career. He served his country faithfully with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Howard was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores. He will be lovingly remembered by his son Kelly and Cindi Lampen, grandchildren Travis and Stacy Lampen; daughter Shelly DeVries, grandchildren Christen and Chad Groenhout, great-grandchildren Levi, Ellie, and Samuel; grandchildren Kyle and Amber DeVries, great-grandchildren Nolan, Elliott, and Kate; grandchildren Chelsey DeVries and Mike Fulton; son Tom and Linda Lampen, grandchildren Brian and Ann Lampen, great-grandchildren Tenley and Hudson; grandchildren Eric and Rachael Lampen, great-grandchildren Kaylee, Kaleb, and Keegan; grandchildren Michael and Brooke Lampen, great-grandchildren Hayden, Colton, and Kendall; daughter Jaci and Scott Vruggink, grandchildren Mitchell and Tiffany Vruggink, great-grandchild Ryder; grandchildren Tifani and Nicholas Hect and great-grandchild Genevieve; his in-laws Ruth and Ron Hertz, Lois VanderZwaag, JoAnn Hoek, Judy Kruithoff, Glenn and Marilyn Hoek. Family will greet friends and relatives from 4-6 PM Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Providence Church Activities Center, 821 Ottawa Avenue, Holland, MI. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Howard may be made to Maple Avenue Ministries. His family welcomes memories and messages on their guest book online at www.cookcares.com .
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