ROBERT JOHN MINNEMA SR., age 62 of Wayland, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Geralyn; children, Robert Jr., Michael, Jeffrey, Kimberly (Jason) Gulch. Robert was retired after 40 years at Knoll Group Local 1615 United Brother Hood of Carpenters. His family would like to thank Dr. Brinker and the staff of 5N and 5 Heart at Butterworth, for their extraordinary care. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at St. Alphonsus, 224 Carrier St. N.E., Grand Rapids. Rev. Pat Grile CSsR presiding. Visitation one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 4065 Saladin Dr. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.