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Pearl I. Oisten

Pearl passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

She was born February 8, 1934 in Allegan, the daughter of Charles “Speed” and Marie (Ostrander) Davis. Pearl enjoyed knitting, crocheting, quilting, making blankets for her family and riding motorcycles on the trails. On November 24, 1952 in Goshen, Indiana, she married John Oisten who survives.

Also surviving are her children, Judy (Ron) Oisten of Vicksburg, Susan Oisten of Plainwell and John (Kay) Oisten of Allegan; grandchildren, Christina, Kathy, Sarah, Ron, Heather, Billy, Tasha, Peggy, Carolyn and Travis; 22 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; children, Viola and Katherine and by her sister, Louise.

Friends may visit with Pearl’s family starting at 10 AM, Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M, with Pastor Tom Harrison officiating.

Burial will take place at 2:00 P.M., at Hicks Cemetery in Watson Township.

Contributions in memory of Pearl may be made to

Wishbone Animal Rescue


Wings of Hope Hospice


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Russ and Linda

August 8, 2021 at 3:35 pm

Sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts.


Jim & Carol Davis

August 8, 2021 at 7:31 pm

Judy and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Sending you our prayers and condolences.

Jim and Carol Davis


Daniel J Fleming

August 9, 2021 at 1:25 pm

John and family I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved wife. Sandy and my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this most difficult time.


Skip and Pat Reed

August 9, 2021 at 9:10 pm

We are so sorry for the loss of your mother/grandmother. Love, Skip and Pat Reed


Nat and Kris Reeder

August 10, 2021 at 2:29 pm

You and the family are in our hearts and prayers. My condolences on the passing of Pearl.

Nat and Kris


Joseph A Forstner

August 11, 2021 at 8:15 am

Sorry for your loss. She was a warm, caring person and will be greatly missed.


Debra Miller

August 16, 2021 at 12:01 pm

Judy, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear Mother. I have so many fond memories of her and your family.

Praying for your heart at this time.


Debra (Goodrich) Miller


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