A Legacy of Quality Service
Kloosterman Landscaping, located in Caledonia, was started in 1984 by Bob Kloosterman. It was originally started as a landscape installation company as well as providing snowplowing in the winter. In the early 1990’s, lawn maintenance services also became part of the company. In the early 2000’s, lawn fertilization services were added making Kloosterman Landscaping fully equipped to care for all of your lawn and landscape needs. Being in business for 38 years has allowed us to gain experience in all aspects of our industry. At Kloosterman Landscaping, it is this experience that allows us to effectively provide solutions to your landscaping, maintenance and snow removal needs. From our Better Business Bureau A+ rating to our many satisfied customers that we have had over the years, our promise to you has always been and will continue to be quality service, delivered in a timely fashion, by dependable and friendly personnel.
Meet Our Team:
Bob Kloosterman: Bob is the company Founder. He has been working in the landscape industry since the very start of his adult working life. Bob stepped down as President in 2018 and is enjoying retirement. He still helps out around the shop as needed and has relationship with many customers
Ben Kloosterman: Ben is the owner and President of Kloosterman Landscaping. He has been with the company since he was old enough to work. He graduated from Michigan State in 2005 and officially became full time after that. Outside of the day to day responsibilities of being an Owner Ben oversees the lawn maintenance division as well as coordinates small landscape jobs.
Gwen Kloosterman: Gwen is the office administrator. She works on a part time basis helping keep everything on the office end running smoothly.
Rick Peck: Rick joined Kloosterman Landscaping in 2003. Rick is multi-talented, detail oriented and has experience in every aspect of the business. He is capable of doing all jobs required but his main duties are bark installation and tree/shrub pruning.
Kurt Oshinski: Kurt joined Kloosterman Landscaping in 2008 as an intern and became full time a year later after graduating from Michigan State. Kurt is experienced in all aspects of the business but his main duties are Landscape and Snow Operations. He is also in charge of fleet maintenance and is the shop “handyman”.
Chris Hardy: Chris came on board in 2012. Chris is our lead Fertilizer tech. Chris also brings a lifetime of experience having worked in the industry a good portion of his adult life. He is able to perform all task on the maintenance side.
Andy Zimmerman: Andy Joined our team the beginning of 2014. He is a lawn maintenance foreman running a mowing crew doing and overseeing the upkeep of a wide variety of properties throughout the growing season. He is also involved in assisting with the fleet maintenance and general shop handywork.
Rob Moore: Rob joined Kloosterman Landscaping in the beginning of 2014. He is a lawn mowing crew leader overseeing the mowing at variety of commercial and residential properties. Rob is a very outgoing member of our team and works well with about anyone who goes with him. He has recently begun working on being the mowing production manager.
Drew Vos: Drew came to Kloosterman Landscaping in 2015. Drew has proven himself to be a very capable employee doing landscape installation. He currently is the lead hardscape foreman. He brings a positive attitude, a willingness to do whatever is asked and is a quick learner.
Josh VanSpronsen: Josh started in Spring 2016 as a landscape crew member. Josh brings years of experience in landscaping from previous jobs in his working life. He is currently helping on all levels of landscape jobs as an install foreman.
Steve Austin: Steve joined the team in Spring of 2016 as well. Steve has been a huge addition to the company. He primarily works as a mow crew foreman but also has many skills that allow him to help in shop and equipment maintenance and repair.
Josh Nieuwsma: Josh joined on a full time basis in May of 2017 after graduating from Michigan State. He has worked for us in some capacity since he was 16. Josh now works as the lead landscape designer and salesman.
Tonya Vanmiddlekoop: Tonya started in Spring of 2018 and has proven to be a great asset to the company. Her main tasks include barking, bed maintenance and pruning, but she does not shy away from any other task that may be throw at her. She is eager to learn and will be moving into landscape installation in 2023
Ben Offringa: Ben also started in the Spring of 2018. he has a wide range of skills but spends most of his time as a lawn crew foreman. He also plays a big part in our winter work as he oversees the safety of the sidewalks we maintain.
Jesus’ Covarubbias Ramirez: Jesus’ started in Summer 2020. He came with a background in lawn maintenance and mowing and that is what his passion is. he currently serves as a mow crew foreman.
Ethan Stiltner: Ethan works on landscape installation mostly but has the ability to float wherever he is needed. He is in his first full season with the company and quickly became a big part of what we do. he has learned a lot and it is only a matter of time before he is running jobs on his own.
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