Robert Edward Porter Jr.
Porter, Robert Edward Jr. Robert "Bob" E. Porter Jr., age 72, of Jenison passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017, after a lengthy battle with Myasthenia Gravis. He was preceded in death by his parents. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 48 years, Betti; children, Robert L. and Jennifer Porter, Christopher E. Porter; grandchildren, Stephanie, Ashley, Nathan and Jonathan; sister, Jo Anne Porter-Cole; and many nieces and nephews. Bob proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from Steelcase after 31 years of faithful service. A Mass of a Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017, 11 am at Holy Redeemer, 2700 Baldwin St., Jenison, with Fr. Roc Majalla celebrant. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4145 Chicago Dr. SW, Grandville, and on Friday one hour prior to the service at church. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Myasthenia Gravis of Michigan, 2660 Horizon Dr SE Suite #235 Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Condolences may be sent online at www.mkdfuneralhome.com .
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