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Robert "Bob" Caauwe

Obituary for Robert "Bob" Caauwe

July 27, 1933 - September 16, 2019
Holland, Michigan | Age 86


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

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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