Ronald Sieger VanderLaan, age 77 of Kentwood, passed away Monday, September 14, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sieger and Helen VanderLaan; brothers, Richard and Robert. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Paula “PJ”; sons, Craig VanderLaan, Kurt (Maggie) VanderLaan; daughter, Rene (Robert) Gilray; brother, Karl (Jean) VanderLaan; granddaughters, Crystal VanderLaan, Ariana and Marisa Roberts; brother-in-law, Richard (Pat) Stahl; sister-in-law, Patricia; cousins, nieces and nephews; also many very close, good friends. Ron served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a fluid power salesman for 40 years. Visitation will be Thursday 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. Funeral service will be held Friday 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home chapel, Pastor Dr. Phil Johnson of New Day Church on the Hill officiating. Interment Cascade Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1550 E. Beltline S.E., Ste 250, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 or Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook SE Suite 300 Grand Rapids, MI 49546-5783.