Robert "Bob" Caauwe

  • Born: July 27, 1933
  • Died: September 16, 2019
  • Location: Holland, Michigan

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
Tel. (616) 392-2306

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert "Bob" Caauwe, age 86, of Holland, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at Appledorn Assisted Living Center.

Bob was a lifelong employee at Haworth, Inc., retiring in 2019. He was a Cushman Motorcycle enthusiast and, along with his wife, Eilene, enjoyed auctioning and collecting antique lamps. He was a member of Maplewood Reformed Church.

Bob was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Mulder in 1983; son, Scott Caauwe in 1995; and all his siblings.

Bob is survived by his:

Wife of 66 years, Eilene

Allen Mulder of Massachusetts
Sarah (Mike) Petersen of Chicago
John Caauwe of Holland
Nicole Caauwe of Holland

8 Great Grandchildren

Robert Rozendal of Holland

Visitation is planned for 11:30am-12:30pm Friday, September 20 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E 16th St., Holland with a funeral service to follow at 1:00pm. Rev. Douglas Bretschneider will officiate. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Holland and the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be left online at


Condolence & Memory Journal

So very sorry for your loss... Sending prayers for peace and comfort.

Posted by Melody Baker - East Hampton, CT - Friend   September 21, 2019

Posted by Annelise Braun - Douglas, MI   September 19, 2019

Bob was such a ray of sunshine. Enjoyed his smile at Haworth. He will be missed. Sherry Schulz.

Posted by A friend   September 18, 2019

A dear friend who will be missed by many. We rejoice that he is now with our loving savior. Prayers and comfort to Ike.
Dale & Elaine

Posted by Elaine flokstra - Holland, MI - Friend   September 18, 2019

Uncle Bobby may you rest in eternal peace knowing that you are in Gods hands. May there be peace for a life well lived. Love you Ron and Vicki

Posted by Ron and Vicki Pete - Grand Haven, MI   September 18, 2019

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