Chip Geldersma, age 53 of Lowell, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, April 05, 2017. He is survived by his partner and best friend, Ann Newell; children, Nicole (James) Flier, Meghan Geldersma, Glory (William) Turner, Kim (Justin) Phillips, Adam (Erin) Newell, Jessica (Brandon) Walkington; grandchildren, Jace, Roan, Haiden, Gavin, Gracie, Case, Austyn, Haleigh, Greyson, Callen, Elizabeth, Rowyn, Knox, and all the babies to come; and his special friends, Richard P. Haines and Craig Stevens. Chip was an outdoorsman, with a contagious smile, who loved the U.P. He was the best Pop-Pop ever to his grandchildren and will be missed by all. A private memorial will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kent County Horse Leaders Association, c/o Adela Leark, 12299 100th St., Alto, MI 49302; or Hospice of Michigan, Donation Processing Center, 989 Spaulding Ave. SE, Ada, MI 49301.