Lester L. Forman

March 7, 1934 ~ February 22, 2018 (age 83)
Lester L Forman, 83, of Woodland, passed away on February 22, 2018 at Magnum Care in Hastings, MI. He was born on March 7, 1934 to Clarence and Mary (Miller) Forman. On April 13, 1957 he married Arlene Rivett. Lester worked at Depot Law Offices in Hastings for 40 years. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church along with many other community organizations including: Woodland Village Council, Lakewood School Board, Lakewood Waste Water Authority and the Barry County 911 Board. Lester loved to watch sports including his MSU Spartans and Lakewood Fan. Lester is survived by his loving spouse Arlene, of 60 years; 3 children, Kirk (Cindy) Forman, Scott Forman, and Michelle (Craig) Martzke; his pride and joy were his grandchildren Brady Forman, Josh Martzke and Elena Forman. Siblings; Larry Forman, Wayne Forman and Wini Cobert; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother George Forman. Visitation will be held at Koops Funeral Chapel in Lake Odessa on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 2pm until 7pm. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 11 am at Zion Lutheran Church, Woodland, MI, with Pastor Becky Ebb-Speese officiating. Burial will take place in the Woodland Memorial Park Cemetery, Woodland, MI immediately the following funeral. Memorials in Lester’s name may be given to the Village of Woodland Park, Woodland MI or the Zion Lutheran Church, Woodland, MI. Online condolences can be given at

Donations may be made to:

Villiage of Woodland for the Park
171 N. Main St, Woodland MI 48897
Tel: 1-269-367-4698

Zion Lutheran Church
6261 Velte Road, Woodland MI 48897

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