Jack Buist

July 30, 1936August 14, 2020

Jack L. Buist, age 84, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 14, 2020. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet (Brown) Buist. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Everdene Buist; children Rick and Deb Buist, Ron and Cheryl Osentoski; grandchildren Tony and Miranda Harshberger, James and Andrea Buist, Alexander and Anna Buist, Taylor Osentoski, Sydney Osentoski; great-grandchildren Jaeden, Keegan, Peyton, Lincoln, Greyson, Brooklyn, Cecelia, Briella, Cameron; siblings Ron and Marge Cook, Ken and Mary Visser; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Jack was a longtime member of Wayland Christian Reformed Church and the second of five generations to attend Moline Christian school. He was a self-employed mason contractor. An avid gardener, he was known for his delicious sweet corn.

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Wayland Christian Reformed Church 303 E. Elm St., Wayland, MI 49348, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

In memory of Jack and in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Moline Christian Schools or Wings of Hope Hospice.

The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020

  • Service

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020


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Linda and Gary Jolliff

August 19, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. Gary enjoyed helping Jack clear trees on the land next to ours and was truly thankful when Jack sold us that property. Jack suffered a lot with pain these past years and now he has no more pain. May God be with you during this time.

Emmarene Smith

August 16, 2020

We're so sorry for your loss.  We are sending prayers of comfort to you all.


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