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Robert Klaasen

March 13, 1943 - November 20, 2023
Holland, MI



Friday, November 24, 2023
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Mulder Chapel
188 West 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-2348
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Life Story / Obituary


Robert A. Klaasen, age 80, of Holland passed away Monday, November 20, 2023, at Holland Hospital.

Bob was an electrician for Haveman Electric for 45 years.

He was well known as a Labrador retriever dog trainer and judge.

Robert was a veteran of the US Army during the Vietnam era stationed in Germany. He enjoyed hunting, trapping, fishing, and cattle farming.

He was preceded in death by his wife Vickie (Lamar) Klaasen, brother Calvin Klaasen, his parents Anthony and Anna (Essenburg) Klaasen, brother-in-law, David Boardman, and sister-in-law, Pat Klaasen-DeVries.

He is survived by his good friend Jim L. Menken; brothers and sisters: June Boardman, Donald (Ruth) Klaasen, Larry (Ardy) Klaasen, Bruce (Ranay) Klaasen and Beverly (Donald) Koster; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be from 6-8 pm, Friday, November 24, 2023, at Dykstra Funeral Homes-Mulder Chapel, 188 West 32nd Street in Holland.