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 



Service Information

Stuart Dirk Eppinga 
Visitation:  Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10 - 11:30 am at Raybrook Manor Chapel, 2121 Raybrook SE, Grand Rapids
Service: 11:30 am Saturday, January 6, at Raybrook Manor Chapel
Cemetery: Blain
Memorials: Faith Hospice


Stuart Dirk Eppinga, Sr., age 92, of Grand Rapids, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Stuart proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. An accomplished soloist, he was also a vocal music teacher and counselor in the Detroit Public School system.  He loved the Detroit Tigers and played softball into his 80's. Preceding him in death are his wife, Helene (Batts); infant son, William; his father, Dirk; mother, Sjoerdina (Brolman); stepmother, Johanna (Geverink); brother and sister-in-law, Rev. Jacob and Anne Eppinga; his in-laws, Martin and Jeane Batts, John Batts, Herman and Marge Batts, and Rev. Jerome Batts. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Stuart D. Jr. (Vicky Scheerhorn) Eppinga of Holland, William J. (Arlene Van Hofwegen) Eppinga of California, Marla E. (Scott) Huizing of Alto; nine grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brothers, Pieter Eppinga, Johan Eppinga; sisters-in-law, Ruth Batts, Arlyn Batts; many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10 - 11:30 am at Raybrook Manor Chapel, 2121 Raybrook SE, where a memorial service will begin at 11:30 am. Rev. John Steigenga and Rev. Peter Jonker will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice.
                                    STROO FUNERAL HOME
                                       1095 68TH ST. SE

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