Al Newhouse

We  wish to share with you that our deepest sympathy goes out to Deb Newhouse, our Prairieville Township treasurer, and Pine Lake resident on the sudden loss of her husband Al, on Thursday January 21st; and our sympathy also to her family. 

Alan NewhouseAlan went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, January 21, 2010. He was born October 27, 1954 in Kalamazoo, MI, the youngest son of Jacob and Grace (Rop) Newhouse and had been a life long area resident. At the age of 12 he began working at his father's business, growing pansies and delivering strawberries. The business blossomed into growing perennials and Alan became a partner in Newhouse Nursery after his father retired. Al attended Valley Family Church since 1999. Alan has enjoyed living on Pine Lake since 1987 and was an avid golfer at Mullenhurst Golf Course. At a early age Al introduced the game to his son, hitting balls at Shagbark. He was very proud of his son when Josh received a scholarship at KVCC for the golf team. Al was preceded in death by: his parents; his mother-in-law, Marjorie Pinkster and a brother-in-law, Darwin Tuinstra. Surviving are his loving wife of 27 years, Deborah A. Newhouse; his son, Joshua A. Newhouse; two brothers, Charles (Ruth) Newhouse and Larry (Pam) Newhouse; a sister, Marcia Tuinstra; father- and mother-in-law, Jerry & Patricia Pinkster; three brothers-in-law, Michael (Nancy) Pinkster, Daniel Pinkster and Gregory Westra; a sister-in-law, Julie (Eric) Renzema; and many nieces and nephews.


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