Reyers North Valley Chapel

2815 Fuller Ave Ne, Grand Rapids, MI


John Baas

December 27, 1927August 28, 2020
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John Baas, age 92. On August 28, 2020 John was ushered by angels to meet his Lord and Savior. He was the beloved husband of the late Arlene for 67 years. John is survived by children; Sharri Baas, Marilynn (Jim) Kujawa, Donna Sugimoto, JoAnn (Jerry) Van Eizenga, Laura (Michael) Miling, 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. John is preceded in death by parents; Walter and Dena Baas, son-in-law Bruce Sugimoto, sister Pearl Navis and Ruth Senneker, baby sister Wilma Baas, and grandson Aaron Baas. He will be missed by many. John was highly involved at Arcadia CRC in Michigan as a Deacon and Elder, as well as Bradenton CRC in Bradenton, Florida. John moved to Florida with his wife in 1984, and moved back to Michigan 3 years ago. He will be remembered for his love of his family, pranks and puns, spending time on hobbies of wood working and stained glass. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 1 from 5-8 PM at Reyers North Valley Chapel. John will be laid to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Kindred Hospice.


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    Tuesday, September 1, 2020


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Roger Laninga

September 1, 2020

Baas family, so sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with John at Windemuller and it was always fun working with him. John had a dry wit and something was always happening. After I retired and began wintering in Florida and it was a joy to find John and Arlene at Bradenton CRC and in the trailer park next door to ours. We had fun reconnecting. We share your loss and wish you God's blessings, Roger and Thelma Laninga

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