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Ronald Jay Geldersma

08/01/1957

07/02/2019

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Faith Hospice

2100 Raybrook SE, Suite 300

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Ronald Jay Geldersma, age 61 of Lowell, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. Ron was surrounded by his family and friends in the final moments. He’s preceded in death by his father, brother, and step dad. Ronald is survived by his wife, Diane of 27 years; children, Eva (Derek) Jones, Samantha (Corey) Tart, and Amber Geldersma; grandchildren, Liam and Ellie Jones, and Harper Tart; his mother, Mary Ann Geldersma; sister, Karen (Dave) Wenzler; brother, Paul Geldersma; and several nieces and nephews. In his younger years he enjoyed fishing and hunting with his step dad and brothers, he also loved camping and traveling north with family and friends. Ronald was known for his hard work and dedication working for Stedfast Construction for 36 years. His commentary will be missed by many. Per Ron’s wishes cremation has taken place and a celebration of life is scheduled for August 4th, 2019 at Fallasburg Park Section C-3 by the covered bridge, Lowell, MI 49331 from 3-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Ron’s name to Faith Hospice.

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12 Responses

  1. He was amazing dad husband and grandpa. He’s already missed. Love to all of u

  2. So very sorry for your loss sounds like an amazing man. Hugs to you all.

  3. The best man I was so thankful for knowing and loving. U will be forever missed. Shine down on us always Ron

  4. To the 2 most Awesome people I know. When Ron came into Diane’s life it truly was magical. He was the best husband father and friend. He showed others compassion and respect Lived life with a passion for his family Not only in his life did he share a celebration for family and friends but in passing he choose to also. I pray others will take all he has given and pay it forward in his memory May Gods Grace, Love and Peace surround Rons family ♥️

  5. Ron you were a great employee, husband, father and friend. You will be missed but not forgotten. Rest in peace my friend.

  6. Dear Diane, We are very sorry for your loss. May Rest In Peace. You and the girls are in my thoughts and prayers. Your Pal’s friend Marge

  7. Geldersma family, we are so sorry for your loss. We love you all, and will be praying for comfort during this time. XO, The Koning’s

  8. Memories go a long way back to cub Scouts. Say hi to Dan for me. I’m sure you two will be in trouble in minutes. Rest my friend.

  9. I’m so sorry for your loss! You & yours are in our thoughts & prayers!

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