Derek passed away Monday, April 3, 2023 in Kalamazoo.
He was born October 4, 1974 in Plainwell the son of Mark and Judy (Bowers) Esterline. Derek graduated from Comstock High School in 1992. He worked in construction and owned and operated DNA Residential. Derek enjoyed fishing, target shooting, cooking, grilling and gardening. On April 29, 2016 he married Melissa Louden who survives.
Also surviving are his children, Dustin (Bethany) Louden of Plainwell, Kailey Esterline of Otsego and Harper Esterline of Otsego; grandson Caiden and 2 more grandchildren due soon; his father; sister, Amber LaCourse along with many extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Friends may visit with Derek’s family from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, April 13, 2023 with Celebrant Nyla Merrill officiating.
Cremation will follow.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.