Robert "Bob" Vollink, age 79, of Holland, passed away Friday, August 12, 2016 at the American House.
Bob was a charter member of Haven Christian Reformed Church and current member of First Reformed Church of Zeeland. He owned and operated Bob's Barber Shop in Zeeland for 55 years and was a Holland Township Volunteer Firefighter for 30 years. Bob loved hunting, fishing, outdoor sports and especially watching his grandchildren's sporting events.
Bob was preceded in death by his siblings; and in-laws, George & Thelma Vollink, Irene and Arnold Wykstra, John & Jenny Vollink, Gladys & Willis DeWys, Stan Vollink, Ken Mokma, Donna Mokma, and Marcia Mokma.
Bob is survived by his wife of 57 years, Janice; daughters, Victoria and Ronald Janowiak of Holland, Nancy and David Houghtaling of Zeeland; son, Greg and Jodi Vollink of Zeeland; grandchildren, Alex Vollink, Sophie Vollink and Ethan Houghtaling; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lila Vollink of Hudsonville, Robert and Ruth VanderLugt of Florida, Joan and Richard Broersma of Zeeland; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are planned for 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 16 at First Reformed Church, 148 E Central Ave, Zeeland with Rev. Scott Van Oostendorp officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Monday, August 15 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S State St., Zeeland. Memorial contributions may be made to Borculo Christian Schools and Zeeland Christian Schools. Condolences may be left online at www.yntemafh.com.
Published by The Holland Sentinel on Aug. 13, 2016.