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
Manager
 

 

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Maelynn Benham (Kuiphof) 
Visitation: Friday from 11am to 12pm at Stroo Funeral Home, followed by the service
Service: 12 noon Friday, June 23, at the Stroo Funeral Home

Cemetery: Pine Hill Cemetery
Memorials: New Mission Systems International (in memo write: Stella & Bleu) 2701 Cleveland Ave., Ft. Myers, FL 33901 or online at www.nmsi.org/donate go to sensitive area and click on Stella & Bleu

Maelynn Benham (Kuiphof) went safely into the arms of Jesus Christ on June 16, 2017 with the assurance that she is walking in heaven without the aid of her wheelchair.  She was born on August 9, 1938 to Andrew and Winifred Kuiphof. She is preceded in death and united with her beloved husband of 53 yrs, George Victor Benham, Jr.  She will be greatly missed along with her radiant smile, her quirky quotes, clear whistle and Aldi's shopping lists, by her children, Sue (Glenn) Elders, Mimi (Greg) Maichele, Butch (Kim) Benham; seven grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; her sisters and brothers, Mary Griffieon, Jim (Sharon) Kuiphof, Marty (Pete) Kuiper, Carol Holkeboer, John (Chris) Kuiphof, Julie (Tim) Halfpop; as well as several nieces and nephews.  She retired after 25 yrs of driving bus for Wyoming Public Schools.  Maelynn and George enjoyed nine years of their retirement in Sarasota, Florida.  Previous to their retirement they were involved in the Wyoming Park Athletic Boosters.  Over the years, they both enjoyed participating in their community and church events.  A celebration of her life service will be officiated by Pastor Greg Stauffer at 12 noon on Friday, June 23 at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St, SE Grand Rapids 49508 .  Visitation will be held from 11am-12pm with the service following. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to "New Mission Systems International" 2701 Cleveland Ave, Suite 200, Ft. Myers, FL 33901 (in memo write: "Stella& Bleu" or donate online @ www.nmsi.org/donate (go to Sensitive Area and Click on Stella & Bleu. 

STROO FUNERAL HOME, INC.

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