Karsten, Peter Hudsonville Peter Karsten, age 83, of Hudsonville, jumped into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, January 13, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Jean; children, Vicki (Dick) DeWitt, William (Linda) Karsten, Kristine (Ken) D'Ancicco, Tracy (Doug) Ensink, Bryan (Melanie) Karsten; special # 6, Cheryl (Tim) Boynton; 8 wonderful grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Shar Karsten, Bob (Karen) Homan, Sharron (Ron) Butler of Vicksburg; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ella Karsten; daughter-in-law, Karen Karsten; brother, Gerald Karsten; sister, Julie Homan; father and mother-in-law, Denman and Mary Jane Ayres; brother-in-law, Tom Ayres. A memorial service for Peter will be held at a later date at Fellowship Reformed Church in Hudsonville. Please see vanderlaanfuneralhome.com
for updates. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children
or DeVos Children's Hospital. The family wishes to thank Spectrum Hospice for the wonderful care given to Pete.
Published by Grand Rapids Press from Jan. 14 to Jan. 16, 2022.