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Robert "Bob" J. Erskin

March 3, 1975 ~ September 16, 2019 (age 44)


Robert “Bob” Jeremy Erskin, age 44 of Grand Haven, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at Hospice of North Ottawa-Heartwood Lodge, surrounded by his family. He was born on March 3, 1975 in St. Louis, MI to Howard and Aleta (Thrush) Erskin. Robert married Stacey Scanlan on October 22, 2016 in Grand Haven.

Robert Graduated from St. Louis High School and went on to become a tool and die maker, working for Trans-Matic Manufacturing in Holland, MI. He was former Cubmaster for Pack 3014 in Spring Lake and enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and spending time with his two children and niece, Finnley.

Robert will be lovingly remembered and missed deeply by his wife, Stacey; daughter, Kelsey (Tom) Savard of Muskegon; son, Kelvin Erskin of Grand Haven; in-laws, Dan and Carol Scanlan of Grand Haven; mother, Aleta (Rusty) Robinson of Elk Rapids; life-long friend, Aaron (Jodi) Wenzlick; sister, Rebecca (Mike) Little; brothers, Ken and Tim Erskin, and Ryan Lott; sister-in-law, Nicki (Tim) Tiefenbach and niece, Finnley; and mother of his children, Lynn Scott. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Erskin.

The Memorial Service for Robert will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Kristine Aragon Bruce officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 27th at Klaassen Family Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Grand Haven Schools Foundation Endowment Fund C/O Grand Haven Community Foundation. 


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September 27, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
1500 Robbins Road
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Memorial Service
September 28, 2019

11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church
508 Franklin Ave.
Grand Haven, MI 49417


Grand Haven Schools Foundation Endowment Fund C/O Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.
1 South Harbor Dr., Grand Haven MI 49417
Tel: 1-616-842-6378

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