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Obituary: Melvin Koster

April 25, 1933 – November 26, 2021

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Melvin KosterMelvin Koster, age 88, of Crown Point, IN passed away Friday, November 26, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Joan Koster, nee DeBreaux. Loving father of James (Laurie) Koster, Kenneth (late Colleen) Koster, and Susan (Jeff) Drenth. Proud grandfather of Kevin Koster, Becca (Hunter) Pritchett, Kenny Koster, Katie (Humberto) Saucedo, Ryan Drenth, Kyle (Amber) Drenth, and Megan Drenth and great-grandfather of Lily. Dear brother of Gladys (late Art) DeYoung. Preceded in death by his parents Peter and Effie Koster.

Visitation on Monday, December 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 East 162nd Street, South Holland, IL with Pastor Judy Engel officiating. Burial will take place at Oak Ridge Cemetery – Lansing, IL. For further information, please contact 708-333-7000 or visit our online guestbook and obituary at

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