Baas, R. Jack Russell Jack Baas passed away at age 94 on September 6, 2014. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Jeanette Rylaarsdam Baas. He is survived by his children Marc (Belen) Baas of Arlington, VA, Myra (Ron) Smith of Palm Coast, FL, Curt (Debbie) Baas of Saugatuck, MI, and Cara (Rick) Brzezinski of Waco, TX; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Norma (Bud) Kahler of Jenison, MI.A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at Central Reformed Church with a luncheon following. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jeanette R. Baas Teacher in Residence Program at Central Reformed Church, 10 College Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.