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



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Joshua C. VanHaitsma - VanderBoon
Visitation:  Tuesday, May 2, from 6 - 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 3, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. at Stroo Funeral Home
Service: 11 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at Dutton United Reformed Church, 6950 Hanna Lake Ave. SE, Caledonia, MI 49316

Cemetery:  Cascade Cemetery
Memorials: Ark Encounter, 1 Ark Encounter Dr., Williamstown, KY 41097

In God's perfect timing, Joshua C. VanHaitsma - VanderBoon, age 27, of Ada, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Josh has been released from his earthly limitations and is now living fully in the presence of his Savior, Jesus Christ. He was preceded in death by his uncle, Robert VanderBoon. Josh will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his parents, Gwen and Jim VanderBoon; his brothers and sisters, Jamie VanderBoon, Kayla (Will) O'Brien, Shane VanderBoon, Anika VanderBoon; his grandparents, Keith and Charlene VanHaitsma, Orie and Laurena VanderBoon; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; as well as a special caregiver, Cara. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at Dutton United Reformed Church, 6950 Hanna Lake Ave. SE, with Rev. Brian G. Najapfour officiating. Interment will be in Cascade Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ark Encounter, 1 Ark Encounter Dr., Williamstown, KY 41097. Josh's family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday from 6 - 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. at

                                  STROO FUNERAL HOME
                                    1095 68TH ST. SE
                               GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508


# september 2017-05-03 11:40
Josh will always be remembered , he was a joy to be around when I worked in his class room at Lincoln Developmental Center , So sorry for the family's loss . you are in my prayers
# Karen DeRuischer 2017-05-02 23:43
So sorry to hear about your son's death. We got to know him thru Cara. These kids are so special. We have one too. Our prayers are with you.

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