Robert Bastiaanse

  • Born: April 17, 1949
  • Died: October 3, 2020
  • Location: Zeeland, Michigan

Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
Tel. (616) 772-2173

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert Bastiaanse, age 71, of Zeeland, passed away, Saturday, October 03, 2020 at Faith Hospice Trillium Woods.

Rob was a 1969 graduate of West Ottawa High School and participated on the Swimming and Track teams. He was a member of Faith Reformed Church in Zeeland.

Rob was preceded in death by his parents, Adrian and Erna Bastiaanse; brother, Walter Bastiaanse; and mother-in-law, Ruth Sterken.

Rob is survived by his:

Wife of 34 years, Kris Bastiaanse

Jennifer Bastiaanse of Zeeland

Noah Cochran
Finley Cochran

Conrad (Marilyn) Bastiaanse of Holland
Anton (JoAnn) Bastiaanse of New Era, MI
Henry Bastiaanse of Lansing

Dianna Bastiaanse of Pennsylvania

Charles Sterken of Zeeland

Steve (Christine) Sterken of Zeeland
Benjamin (Karrie) Sterken of Zeeland

Many Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services are planned for 10:00am Wednesday, October 7 at Faith Reformed Church, 220 W Central Ave, Zeeland (masks required). Rev. Jonathan Elgersma will officiate. Burial and committal services will follow at 11:30am Wednesday at Zeeland Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 4:00-7:00pm Tuesday at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S State St., Zeeland. Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Humane Society. Condolences may be left online at