Age 59, passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020, after a four-year battle with ALS. Bob was born on February 2, 1960 in Kalamazoo, the son of Emil and Margaret Pacic. On October 8, 1983, he married Debra Koetje who survives him. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Emily (Robert) Coon of Plainwell; a grandson, Theodore Robert; seven siblings, Richard (Robin) Pacic of Shelbyville, Amy Pacic of Kalamazoo, David Pacic of Thousand Oaks, CA, Beth (Leonard) Brunette of Kalamazoo, Dyan (Todd) Erickson of Westland, Anthony (Jennifer) Pacic of Grand Rapids, and Rita (Kenneth) Whise of St. Joseph; mother in law, Dixie Lake of Apollo Beach, FL; brother in law, Scott (Jeanette) Koetje also of Apollo Beach, FL; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and father in law. A service to commemorate Bob's life will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo. Friends may call on the family for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home beginning at 2:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a lasting gift in Bob's memory are asked to consider Susan Mast ALS Foundation or ALS of Michigan, c/o the funeral home.