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Burial

Ravenna Township Cemetery

3:00pm

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Visitation

Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
Sunday September 11th, 2011
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Visitation

Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
Sunday September 11th, 2011
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Service

First Reformed Church
Monday September 12th, 2011
11:00am

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Robert L. French

Robert Lloyd French Sr. age 72, of Ravenna died Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at Poppen Hospice Residence surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on May 4, 1939 in Saginaw, Mi to the late Leon and Florence (Peterson) French. He was owner of Bob’s Bearing Supply in Ravenna. Bob is survived by: 2 Daughters: Marva J. (Rob) Zeldenrust of Fremont and Ann M. (Butch) Helsen of Ravenna. 1 Son: Robert L. (Debra) French Jr. of Ravenna. 7 Grandchildren. 1 Sister: Sally Wagner and Gordon Macdonald of Ravenna. Long time companion and girlfriend: Darlene Wagner of Ravenna. Bob was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services for Robert will be conducted on Monday, September 12, 2011 at 11:00am at the First Reformed Church in Ravenna with Pastor Steve VanderWoude officiating. Burial will be in Ravenna Township Cemetery. The family will be present at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Sunday, September 11, 2011 from 2:00 to 4:00pm & 6:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends. Also at the church 1 hour prior to the service on Monday. Memorials may be directed to the Poppen Hospice Home or First Reformed Church of Ravenna. Go to: www.throopfhravenna.com to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511

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Guestbook

MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY FOR THE FAMILY. I WAS IN THE SAME GRADE AS BOB AT RAVENNA HIGH SCHOOL, AND REMEMBER HIM VERY WELL. MOVED TO FLORIDA WHILE IN HGIH SCHOOL, SO LOST TRACK OF HIM. SINCERELY, BARBARA DRAPER DE LOACH

Barbara (Draper) DeLoach Sep 13 2011 3:27 PM

We are so sorry for your loss.

Eric and Jackie Davis Sep 12 2011 8:21 AM

I am heart broken to hear of Bobs passing. I'm a friend from many years ago and haven't seen him in several years. He was always so much fun to hang out with. He will be very much missed and I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Karen (Hayford) Phipps Sep 10 2011 8:22 PM

My prayers go to you Jacquie and your family during this time of grief. May the joys of your grandfather's live sustain you through this difficult time. Jody

Jody Smith Sep 10 2011 12:00 PM

Marva,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time..Our hearts go out to you,though we cannot take away your sorrow may our love and concern give you the strength from day to day. The Newaygo Staff

ChoiceOne Bank Newaygo Office Sep 9 2011 5:36 PM

Marva, Ann, Bobby and Family, I have many great memories of your father and my thoughts are with you all. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Truley, Michele Hasenbank

Michele (Shelly) Hasenbank Sep 9 2011 1:44 PM

Marva, I'm sorry to hear about your father passing away. We will keep you in our prayers and hope peace of mind finds you during these difficult times. Ron and Joan

Ron Vliem Sep 9 2011 10:06 AM

Marva & family, We just learned of your father's passing and wanted to let you know we are praying for your comfort & strength during this difficult time.

Phil & Kim Deur Sep 9 2011 9:26 AM

Marva, so sorry for your loss. may you find peace as your father graduates to a better place.

Wendy Wells Sep 9 2011 9:08 AM

Marva, Thinking of you today and praying for you and your family during this difficult time of loss.

Becky Doyle Sep 8 2011 4:34 PM

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