OBITUARY

Robert J. De Young

May 10, 1935November 21, 2021
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Robert J. De Young, age 86, went to be with his Lord Sunday, November 21, 2021.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 66 years, Leona De Young; siblings Mary VanDyken, Dorothy TeBos (Bernie); sisters- and brothers-in-law Harmina Sjoerdsma (Dave), Marge Brinks (Dale), Jean Webster (Karl), Harvey Pluger (Thelma); as well as many special nieces, nephews, and friends.

Robert was very kind and gentle and always had a positive attitude. He was very generous and was extremely well loved by the children in his life.

Visitation with Robert’s family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Cook Funeral Home (West building), 4235 Prairie St. SW, Grandville. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Cook Memorial Chapel, 4235 Prairie St. SW, Grandville, with an hour visitation prior. In honor of Robert and in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at www.cookcaresgrandville.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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James Evenhouse

November 24, 2021

Leona, Helen and I want to express our sympathy to you in the loss of your dear husband- Bob . May the Lord bring comfort to you and all the bereaved in this time of mourning.
Yes, I remember Bob as "very kind and gentle". Also his
positive attitude. I enjoyed the visits that I had with him as Pastor of Visitation. May the Lord be with you in this time of loss.
Pastor Jim and Helen Evenhouse

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