Obituary for Robert Henry Bonthuis

Robert Henry Bonthuis

Birth Date: Apr. 13th, 1927
Date Passed: Nov. 19th, 2009


Robert Henry Bonthuis age 82 of Ravenna died, Thursday, November 19, 2009 at the Poppen Hospice Residence surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born on April 13, 1927 to the late Clarence and Hendricka (Sterken) Bonthuis. Robert married Bessie (Miller) Bonthuis on March 12, 1949 in Sullivan Township, Michigan. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Bessie of Ravenna, 4 Sons: John Bonthuis, Jim Bonthuis, Jerry Bonthuis and Dave (Kathy) Bonthuis all of Ravenna. 2 Daughters: Sandy (Bryan) Patterson and Sharon (Gary) Jerue both of Ravenna. 18 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. 1 Brother: Don (Adeline) Bonthuis of Ravenna and 2 Sisters: Betty Marshall of Missouri and Evelyn Nardin of Montana. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Robert was preceded in death in addition to his parents by 2 Sisters: Jeanette Bonthuis and Fern Bowers. A Funeral service will be conducted on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 11:00am at the First Reformed Church in Ravenna with Rev. Don VanSlyke officiating. The family will be present at the Throop Funeral Home on Sunday, November 22, 2009 from 6:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends and again on Monday at the Church from 10:00am until time of service. Memorials may be directed to the Harbor Hospice or First Reformed Church of Ravenna. Sign the online quest book at The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


6:00pm to 8:00pm on
Nov. 22nd, 2009 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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11:00am on Nov. 23rd, 2009 at First Reformed Church
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