He was born April 25, 1925, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late James and Clara Weersing. He later married Sue Ann Biggart-Newville on December 20, 1995, in Hesperia.
Bob proudly served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II. He was employed as a quality control chemist for 28 years at Chemetron Corp. in Holland and for eight years at Windward Products in Grand Haven. He was an active member in the Reformed and Presbyterian denominations. Bob was a builder, enjoyed flying, sailing, gardening and traveling with his family.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Sue; children: David (Gloria) Weersing, Peggy (David) Ebels and Donald (Karen) Weersing; step-daughter, Meta Kruzel; grandchildren: Nicole (Michael) Emelander, Ronald Weersing, Thomas Weersing and Carrie (Greg) Gabrielse; and many great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marcelyn; brother, Dale; and step-daughter, Linda Bancroft.
Visitation: Monday, April 22, from 5-7 p.m. at the Crandell Funeral Home in Fremont.
Memorial Services: Tuesday, April 23, at 1 p.m. at the Hesperia Presbyterian Church with Pastor Dan Anderson officiating.
Interment: Grandville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions: Spectrum Health Hospice or the Hesperia Presbyterian Church. Friends may share memories and condolences online at www.crandellfh.com (231-924-0800).