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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Gayle Stora - Mabin


Visitation and Services: 

 A visitation for the Mabin family will be held from 11 am - 12 pm on Saturday, December 23, followed by a memorial service at 12 noon at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508.


A visitation for the Stora family will be held from 2 pm - 3 pm on Saturday, December 23, followed by a memorial service at 3 pm at Stroo Funeral Home.   



Gayle Lynn Stora-Mabin, age 54, of Ada, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 after a long, hard struggle with brain cancer. Gayle attended Wayland High School and Grand Rapids Community College. She worked as Accounts Payable Supervisor at Behler Young Co. for many years before joining the U.S. Postal Service in 1998. Through hard work she went from automation clerk to Postmaster of the City of Ada by 2008. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Timothy; her children, Chaunte Stora, Jesse, and Mercedes Gonzales; ten grandchildren; parents, Richard Stora and Gayle Clement; brothers, Richard II (Chris) Stora, Mark (Missy) Stora; sister, Kim (Greg) Walczewski; parents-in-law, Clarence and Betty Mabin; many nieces and nephews. A visitation for the Mabin family will be held from 11 am - 12 pm on Saturday, December 23, followed by a memorial service at 12 noon at Stroo Funeral Home. A visitation for the Stora family will be held from 2 pm - 3 pm on Saturday, December 23, followed by a memorial service at 3 pm at Stroo Funeral Home. 


                        STROO FUNERAL HOME

                            1095 68TH ST. SE




# Gayle Clement 2017-12-22 22:45
My daughter, Gayle, Has the most beautiful sole inside and out . She wanted to be with all her family, she is hard working, honest, loving, respectful, forgiving, a believer in our Christ the savior, and she knew exactly where she would be going upon her death. We are together always now and for ever.
She has our love always, Love Mom
# Donna DeWeerd 2017-12-22 18:40
My niece Gayle was a loving and beautiful lady. Prayers to all of the family to get through this sad and difficult time. She is now free from all of her pain and suffering. Rest In Peace honey . Gayle is with GOD now and all of her relatives that have passed on. Love ❤️ always, Aunt Donna
# Kathy Bowerman 2017-12-22 14:47
MJ, Jesse & Chaunte,
I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know your mom, but she must have been a special lady, because all of you are so special. I know the last few years have been difficult and sad, but I hope knowing your mom is no longer suffering will comfort you.
Her love is with you always, and know that she is your special Angel who walks beside you always. I pray that you will find comfort and peace in that. And the love.that surrounds you will help lift you up.
I love you guys,
Grandma Kathy
# Kelly Brown 2017-12-22 13:12
MJ and Jesse,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope there is comfort for you knowing that your Mom is no longer in pain and that she can rest peacefully now. I didn't know her but I am sure that she loved you more then you will ever know and that she will watch over and protect you always as your Forever Angel. You are in my thoughts and prayers always.
Love you guys so much!!
Aunt Kelly
# Lindsey Tarrh 2017-12-22 04:56
My condolences to everybody in the family if you need anything please do not feel hesitated to ask. Prayers for you all!
# Kim Walczewski 2017-12-22 02:57
My sweet Sister, I know your in Heaven and not suffering anymore, but this is so hard, I can't stop thinking about you. Remember what I told you, not to be afraid, be strong and your the special Angel up there, some day I will see you and we will be Angels together. My vision of you is beautiful, because you're the best sister anyone could ever have. Love Forever, Kim
# Helen Wagner 2017-12-22 00:01
Thinking of you all and praying God gives you comfort and strength . Gayle will be missed by all of us . She is now resting in Gods arms . I am so blessed to have known her. Love to all of you Aunt Helen
# Todd Greenfield 2017-12-21 19:00
Gayle Was one of the nicest people you could ever me and she was very beautiful just like her mother my prayers are with you all God bless
# Sharon Hansen 2017-12-21 04:16
Our niece Gayle was the sweetest. Always a smile was bestowed on her beautiful face. Such a free and loving spirit. We will miss you honey but you will live in our hearts forever. Fly high beautiful Angel in God s Holy Kingdom of Heaven. Till we meet again.
Our Love Forever,
Aunt Sharon and Uncle Glenn

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