Jean Buist

Obituary for Jean Buist

January 14, 1935 - January 26, 2019
Pullman, Michigan | Age 84


Jean Buist, age 85, passed away on Saturday morning, January 26 2019 at Country Home Care.

Jean was a member of Park Christian Reformed Church. At the age of 35, she was recovering from a stroke and a serious car accident. Despite her disabilities, she was very active socially. She loved to paint, make quilts and other crafts with only one hand. She loved Evergreen Commons and her church family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Buist (1995) and a twin brother, John Zwagerman (1959).

She is survived by her daughters; Faith and Nick Lukianenko of Grand Junction, MI, Linda and Bill Lockard of Muskegon, MI, Jennifer Buist (Terry Vink) of Holland, MI; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, Travis and Heather Bouwman (Zac, Luke, Ava), Joshua and Jennifer Bouwman (Hailey), Jessica and Chris Plaisier (Bryer), Nicole and Nick Houtman (Zoe, Nick), Andrew Stroundinger; brother, Marvin Zwagerman; sister, Elaine Kloosterman; sister, Joann Zuverink; sister-in-law, Joan Zwagerman; sister-in-law, Barb Buist, and sister-in-law, Rosemary Youngsma.

A Celebration of Life is planned for 11:00 am on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Langeland Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th Street, Holland, MI 49423 with Rev. Dan Steen officiating.

Memorial contributions may be given in Jean's honor to Park Christian Reformed Church.

A special "Thank you" to the caregivers who have taken such good care of Jean throughout the years, especially Gary and Wilma Yates and the staff at Country Home Care.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Park Christian Reformed Church
    1496 W. 32nd St.
    Holland, MI 49423

Arrangements By

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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