Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
Fax: (616) 455-2035
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Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 

 

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Service Information

Irene (Ietske) Bouwma 
Visitation: Thursday, July 20, from 1 - 3 pm at Caledonia CRC followed by the service at 3 pm  
Service: 3 pm Thursday, July 20, at Caledonia CRC, 9957 Cherry Valley SE

Cemetery:  Alaska
Memorials: Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

 

Irene (Ietske) Bouwma, age 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 15, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Irene was born in Apeldoorn, Netherlands on February 6, 1930, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1965. She will be deeply missed by her husband of 61 years, Willem; her children, Rita and Jim VanOtteren, Bill and Joyce Bouwma, Joke Hammel, Els and Jim Ferguson, Ric and Kris Bouwma; 11 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; her brothers, Luke and Henriette Glashouwer, Harrie and Ien Glashouwer; best friends, Jos and Ada; several nieces, nephews and many friends, both in the U.S. and in the Netherlands. Irene's family will greet visitors on Thursday, July 20, from 1 - 3 pm at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, 9957 Cherry Valley SE, where the funeral service will begin at 3 pm. Rev. Merle Buwalda will officiate. Interment in Alaska Cemetery. Memorial contributions in memory of Irene may be made to Faith Hospice. 

                         

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# Nancy Holst 2017-07-19 19:12
Rita I am so sorry to hear about your mom you and I kind of grew up together in earlier years I lost my mom in 2013 deepest sympathy and praying for you and your family.
Nancy Holst

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