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Allen Peter Rillema

May 28, 1943 July 20, 2019
Allen Peter Rillema
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Obituary for Allen Peter Rillema

Allen Peter Rillema, age 76 of Greenville, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 20, 2019.  He was born May 28, 1943 in Grandville, the son of John and Bertha (Vander Sloot) Rillema.  He was a proud veteran, having served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era.  Al was a true jack of all trades- carpentry, fabrication, repair projects, innovations, and inventions- they all came easy to him.  He had a brilliant mind and especially loved using his talents to help others.  In his spare time, he enjoyed cribbage, card games, horseshoes, and puzzles.  Al was preceded in death by his daughter, Karla Rillema.  He is survived by his spouse, Linda Young; children, Cheryl Rillema of Wayland, and Keith (Kris) Rillema of Hudsonville; grandchildren, Dan (Trinia) Rillema of Stanton, Sarah Rillema of Crystal, Taylor (Frank) Edwards of Shelbyville, Kyle Rillema of Greenville, Brad Rillema of Hudsonville, and Zach Rillema of Jenison; great-grandchild, Sylis; and sister, Marilyn Shoemaker of Moline.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Hurst Funeral Home, with visitation Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.  Rev. Jason Dillingham will serve as officiant, and military honors will be rendered under the auspices of the Ray Booth American Legion Post 101, Greenville.  Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the needs of the family.


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Wednesday

24

Jul

4:00 PM 7/24/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/24/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hurst Funeral Home

1801 W Washington Street
Greenville, MI 48838

Hurst Funeral Home
1801 W Washington Street Greenville 48838 MI
United States

Service

Thursday

25

Jul

11:00 AM 7/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Hurst Funeral Home

1801 W Washington Street
Greenville, MI 48838

Hurst Funeral Home
1801 W Washington Street Greenville 48838 MI
United States

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