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Robert F. Willerton

March 21, 1921 - August 27, 2021
Holland, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Robert “Bob” F. Willerton, age 100, “passed out of the picture” on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Addington Place of Lakeside Vista.

Bob was a veteran of the US Navy serving in World War II and was employed at Consumers Power for 35 years before retiring in 1983. Was an avid square dancer and could build or fix practically anything, enjoyed building RC model airplanes and had a garden with fresh vegetables and raspberries. Bob was a good neighbor.

He was preceded in death by his wife Jane (Sherwood) Willerton in 2008.

He is survived by his children: Carol Adams of South Haven, MI, Richard and Marion Haynes of Grandville, MI, John and Lyn Willerton of Fenton, MO and Myrna Willerton of Zeeland, MI; 4 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Cremation will take place. A visitation will be planned for a later date. Inurnment will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Homes-Northwood Chapel.