Grand Haven Tribune: Robert Teunis

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Robert Teunis

• Jul 5, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Well done, my good and faithful servant. On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Jesus met Mr. Robert Louis Teunis at the gates of heaven and welcomed him in. Robert was born February 19, 1930, in Grand Haven to Theodore and Selma (Bolthouse) Teunis. On July 6, 1950, he married Rhea Venema.

Robert was retired from Metal Stamping Products and KR Industries. He was a member of Spring Lake Christian Reformed Church. He was very active in the Bitely community, serving on several committees. He was especially proud of his work in restoring the Woodland Park Schoolhouse in Bitely.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rhea; three children: Carol VanDyke (Tom Ohs) of Muskegon, Donna Rosenthal (Charles Chubb) of Spring Lake and Tim (Connie) Teunis of Dale City, Va.; four grandchildren: Erin (Jim) Sturgill, Jason (Bri) Meekhof , Allison (Wally) Hunt and Ryan Teunis (Shivani Deopujari) ; two great-grandchildren, Jamie and Christian; and brother, James (Sandy) Teunis. He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Garry VanDyke.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Spring Lake Christian Reformed Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will take place in Spring Lake Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions in memory of Robert may be given to the Woodland Park Schoolhouse Committee, P.O Box 116, Bitely MI 49309. Please sign the family’s online guestbook at

The family is being served by The Spring Lake Chapel of Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services, 213 E. Savidge St., Spring Lake, MI 49456.

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