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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Harold Gene DeForest
Visitation: Monday, May 7, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home; and Tuesday, May 8, from 10 - 11 am at Madison Avenue Missionary Baptist Church 
Service: 11 am Tuesday, May 8, at Madison Avenue Missionary Baptist Church

Cemetery: Southern Cemetery, Central Lake Twp., MI 
Memorials: Madison Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 5757 Madison Avenue SE, Kentwood, MI 49548

Harold Gene DeForest, age 80, of Kentwood, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Harold served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1956 - 1964. A servant of the Lord, Harold was an active member of Madison Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday School teacher, trustee, and treasurer. At the age of 72, he obtained his Theology Degree. Harold was preceded in death by his son, Jonathan DeForest, his mother, Goldie DeForest, and his brother, Bud DeForest. Surviving are his daughter, Marie (Ken) Gage; his grandchildren, Aleida (James) Gorgle, Estaban (Jenni) Rivera, Daniel (Christina) Rivera; his great grandchildren, Samantha, Owen, and Emilia; his brother, Richard DeForest; his sister-in-law, Ruth DeForest; many nieces and nephews, and his church family. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 7, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, and on Tuesday, May 8, from 10 - 11 am at the church. The funeral service will be held at 11 am Tuesday at Madison Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, with Pastor Nate Lowe officiating. Interment will be in Southern Cemetery, Central Lake Twp., MI. Memorial contributions may be to Madison Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 5757 Madison Ave. SE, Kentwood, MI 49548

 
                                                  STROO FUNERAL HOME
                                                       1095 68TH ST. SE
                                                 GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508
                                                 www.stroofuneralhome.com

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# Pastor Nate 2018-05-07 02:11
Harold was a wonderful man that will be greatly missed his family friends and church. So thankful to know that he is in the presence of his savior today!

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