Mr. Roger A. Klop, age 76, of Grand Haven passed away January 4, 2020. He was born Sept. 5, 1943 in Grand Haven to the late Kenneth & Alberta (Meinel) Klop. Roger married the former Sandra Faber on Nov. 27, 1965 in Grand Rapids. She passed away Feb. 15, 2014. He later married Sandee Verry-Oosterhart on Aug. 7, 2016.
Roger proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy for 2 years and the Naval Reserve for 29 ½ years. He retired as a sheet metal worker for Bastian Blessing and Haworth, Inc. Roger was an active member of the United Methodist Church of the Dunes where he sang in the choir, was a member of the Dunesmen and Disciple Bible Study, served as liturgist, and enjoyed serving communion. Throughout the years, he played golf, umpired & played softball, bowled, and was an active member of the American Legion.
Roger is lovingly remembered by his wife, Sandee; daughters, Becky (Bill) Velting, Mary Klop; son, Lonnie (Lydia) Klop; step-sons, David, Jeff (Teresa), and Chris (Polly) Verry; 4 grandchildren, Brendan (Mairi) Dumas-Klop, Nick Ransom, Dominic Verry & Lillian Verry; 5 sisters, Linda (Arthur) Brems, Sandi Carrell, Sharon (Harv) Van DeWeg, Karen (Herm) Tanis, Jo Anne (Randy) Van Dyke; sisters-in-law, Marlene Saunders and Jan Klooster; and brother, Kenny (Sue) Klop.
The Memorial Service for Roger will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2020 at the United Methodist Church of the Dunes with Mr. Herm Tanis and Jeff Verry officiating. Military Rites will be performed by the American Legion Post #28. Friends may meet the family following the service.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of North Ottawa Community or the United Methodist Church Choir Fund.
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