Robert R. Scraver

Robert R. Scraver (BS Civil Egr '52) of Whitehall, Michigan, died January 27, 2011, at age 83. He was born in Muskegon, Michigan, on August 23, 1927, to William and Mary (VanBergen) Scraver, graduated from Muskegon High School, and served his country in the U.S. Navy. He married Joan Schalk on June 18, 1949. Scraver worked as a civil engineer for the Michigan Department of Transportation for 37 years and retired in 1987.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan; son, Robert Scraver of Holland; daughters, Nancy VanStrien of Grand Rapids, Lynne (Tim) McGarry of Laingsburg, and Jill (Galen Hopper) Scraver of St. Johns; 7 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Muriel (Jack) Rillema of Whitehall; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Virginia (Robert) Peterson.