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Scott Anthony Koster


Scott Anthony Koster (Lowell, MI, age 37) was born January 20, 1982 and passed away September 18, 2019 from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Anita J. Hanshue; grandfather, Frederick C. Griffeth; grandparents, Marsha & Fred Koster; and uncle Fred Koster. He is survived by his mother, Paula (Doug Burkholder) Griffeth; father, Mike (Roxanne) Koster; brother, Matthew (Robyn Sawyer) Koster; his 2 children, daughter Shane Koster, son Wyatt Koster; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Scott graduated from Lowell High School in 2000 and served in the US Navy from 2001 to 2005, where he served as an Operations Specialist on the U.S.S. Mahan. At the time of his honorable discharge, he was a Petty Officer Second Class, Rank E5. Scott had the most genuine heart, a captivating and magnetic personality. With his generous acts of love and kindness to others, he was considered a guiding light to all that knew him. Scott was a loving father, brother, son and friend. He will be dearly missed by all. Visitation will be Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Funeral services following at 2:00 pm with Rev. Mike Zandstra officiating. Interment Wednesday, September 25 at 1pm at Fort Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Road, Augusta, MI.  Memorial contributions can be made out to Paula Griffeth to help with funeral expenses.


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17 Responses

  1. I’m sorry for your lost. Koster was simply an amazing person. He always had a smile and full of life. We had some great adventures together, like most on board the Mahan. He Will be missed in many hearts.

  2. So sorry to hear of the tragic news about cousin Scott. Cousin Paula and your family are in my prayers along with condolences

  3. Brother until we meet again, I will be my brothers keeper till my time on earth has ended as well. Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I shall not be weary for as I have seen a place with many mansions. Love you brother life won’t be the same. Till we meet again.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Paula. I’m so sorry you have to go through this.

  5. Paula and Family, My deepest sympathy to you at this difficult time. Scott always has a smile whenever i saw him in school. I remember how excited and determined he was to go into the Navy. Scott was a very polite young man. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Hugs and prayers Paula and your family. May God surround you with lots of love and comfort. May his angels surround you with strength as you walk through this journey. Know you are not alone.

    Love you
    Lisa Taylor

  7. I am sorry for your loss… Prayers for the family… You are in my thoughts in prayers…

  8. Sorry to hear the loss of one of my fellow sailors. Kosher was by far a beacon of light and an inspiration to see him live and triumph through so much the last few years…prayers up for the family.

  9. You are not gone from us. I feel You every day. Your existence does Not need to be redsigned! You are such a beautiful soul.

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