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Robert William Goossen Jr.

• May 21, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Robert “Bob” William Goossen Jr., age 73, passed away Sunday evening in Grand Haven. He was born in Grand Rapids on June 5, 1945, to Robert and Agnes (Hager) Goossen Sr. He graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School in 1963.

Bob served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was the owner of Goossen Masonry in Grand Haven with his son, Christopher. Bob loved his family and four Akita dogs.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years, Jayne of Grand Haven; three children: Brenda (Herb) Goossen-Green of Holland, Shelly (Brian) Putzke of Saugatuck and Christopher (Kelly) Goossen of Grand Haven; five grandchildren: Nick and Sam Putzke, Jacob and Emma Goossen and Owen Green; two brothers, Don (Sandy) Goossen and Dale (Linda) Goossen; his special aunt Dorothy (Goossen) Watson; and in-laws: Cory (Bob) Monroe, John (Denise) Dieleman Sr. and Peter (Judy) Dieleman. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Meribeth Goossen.

The family would like to thank the Grand Haven Hospice of NOC team for their care and support.

A memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, May 22, from 5-8 p.m. at The VanZantwick Chapel (620 Washington Ave.). Memorial contributions to the Humane Society are appreciated. Share memories with the family at their online guest book at www.sytsemafh.com.

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