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

Helen Ruth (Bruner) Booth
Visitation:  None
Service:  10:30 am Thursday, August 17, at Salvation Army, 1235 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Cemetery:  Pine Hill Cemetery
Memorials: The Salvation Army Women's Minstries, address above


Helen Ruth (Bruner) Booth, age 95, of Grand Rapids, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Helen was a member of the Salvation Army, serving in the Chicago area for many years. She married and moved to Grand Rapids, and was very active at the Fulton Heights Corps. where she was part of the Women's Ministries.  Her husband, Kenneth; and brother, James Jeltema, preceded her in death. Surviving are her brother, Robert (Ruth) Bruner; sister-in-law, Marge Jeltema-Bolthuis (Francis) Bolthuis; several nieces, nephews and cousins, whom she treasured as her own and was a prayer warrior for them.  A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, August 17, at the Salvation Army, 1235 E. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Interment in Pine Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army Women's Ministries. 


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# Ernestine 2017-08-12 01:06
Sincere condolence and deepest sympathy to the family. May you find inner peace in the promises of God
Revelation 21:4 Acts 24:15
Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress
# Bonnie Clark 2017-08-09 23:55
Helen was a wise, hard-working woman who dedicated her life to helping others. It was a privilege to work with her during my years at DHQ. Her organizational skills were phenomenal. I have a cross stitched framed Christmas gift from her which I cherish and put up ever year. Praying for the family/friends as you gather for her memorial.
# Jane Rapp Quandt 2017-08-07 23:59
Helen was a dear, dear friend for many many years. She lived across the street from Training College in 1952 when I was a cadet. She let me use her apartment when I had free afternoons and free days, which was a terrific blessing to get out of uniform and the "wall". She will be remembered for her gentle ways and guidance for my way through a tumultuous courtship. Our prayers (my husband Wes and ) go out to her family.

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