Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
Fax: (616) 455-2035
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John K. Stroo



Service Information

Visitation:  Wednesday from 5 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home and Thursday from 10 - 11 am prior to the service at the church
Service: 11 am Thursday, April 20 at Cutlerville East CRC, 501 68th St. SE

Cemetery:  Winchester
Memorials: Cutlerville East CRC, 501 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 or Faith Hospice Trillium Woods, 2100 Raybrook SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546


James Kuipers, age 86, of Byron Center, was called to his heavenly home on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Jim proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.  He enjoyed his morning coffee break with his friends. Preceding him in death are his brothers, Alfred (Fanna) Kuipers, John (Jeanette) Kuipers, Nelson Kuipers, Peter Kuipers, Harold Kuipers; his sister, Stena Warsen; brothers-in-law, John Warsen, Rich Gruessing, Richard Euwema, Adrian VanderHeide, Case Koetje; sister-in-law, Carol Kuipers; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, William (Nellie) Dykgraaf, Everett (Winifred) Dykgraaf, Bub (Hattie) Dykgraaf, Lawrence (Jo) Dykgraaf, Caroline (Ed) Fredricks. Jim will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 66 years, Harriet; his children, Douglas (Sheila) Kuipers, Cheryl (Douglas) Hulst, Gregory (Tammy) Kuipers; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeannette Koetje, Agnes Euwema; brother, Donald Kuipers; sisters-in-law, Harriet Kuipers, Nora Mae Kuipers, Gladys Kuipers, Grace Warsen; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held 11 am Thursday, April 20, at Cutlerville East Christian Reformed Church, 501 68th St. SE, with Rev. Bill Renkema officiating. There will be an hour of visitation prior to the service at the church. Interment in Winchester Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Cutlerville East CRC or Faith Hospice Trillium Woods. 


1095 68TH ST. SE



# Barbara Pluger Park 2017-04-18 18:23
Mom, Grace, and I send our prayers to Harriet and family. Jim was a special brother in law and friend!
# Judy Getting 2017-04-17 17:12
Aunt Harriet, Doug, Cheryl, Greg and families.
So sorry to hear of Uncle Jim's death. I will always remember his sweet smile and great laugh. May God hold you in His arms and give you peace

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