Robert J. Van Drimmelen, 87, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at his home at Park Centre in Newton. A time of remembrance and celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14 at the Congregation United Church of Christ in Newton. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Congregation United Church of Christ. The Pence-Reese Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at pencefh.com.