Roger Bruce Elenbaas
February 13, 1949 – November 17, 2020
Roger Bruce Elenbaas , age 71, went to be with his beloved Lord and Savior on November 17, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his son, Erick Elenbaas and parents, Roger and Twyla Elenbaas. He will be lovingly missed by his wife, Evelyn Cadwell; son, David Elenbaas, stepchildren Jen (Mike Malcolm), Jilisa (Jason Ghareeb), Jason (David Gernovich) Vinkemulder; siblings, Diane (Jim)Alderink, Sally (Ross) Dalman, Sue Zoodsma, Jim (Deb) Elenbaas, Kathy Elenbaas, 3 granddaughters, Savannah, Bonnie Kay, and Emma; 10 step grandchildren (special bonds with Jaedyn and Josie), many in-laws, other family members and friends.
Roger loved the Lord, family and the church. He loved mowing the church lawn and had a garden ministry which enabled him to connect with neighbors of the church. He looked forward to serving at the Saranac Community Church Food Pantry. He was proud to have served in the Navy in Vietnam.
Due to current circumstances, private funeral services will be held at Orchard View Church of God, 2777 Leffingwell Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 on December 4, 2020.
In honor of Roger, contributions may be made to Orchard View Church of God or Saranac Community Church 125 South Bridge St, Saranac, MI 48881.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.reyersnorthvalleychapel.com for the Elenbaas family.