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 

Monuments & Markers

We are representatives for Black Monument Company.  Our staff can assist you with an appropriate memorial for your loved one, or you can go directly to:

Black Monument Company
2223 Kalamazoo Ave. SE; Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 452-7802
www.blackmonument.com

Florists

Eastern Floral & Gift
(616) 949-2200 or toll-free (800) 494-2202
www.easternfloral.com

Ludema’s Floral
(616) 452-2961
www.ludemas.com

Sunnyslope Floral
(616) 457-5531 or toll-free (800) 765-9229
www.sunnyslopefloral.com

Holwerda Floral and Gifts
(616) 878-9696
www.holwerdafloral.com

Wyoming Stuyvesant Floral
(616) 532-2315
www.wyomingfloral.com

Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Suites South
6569 Clay Ave. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(800) 875-6000
www.hiegr.com

Comfort Suites South
7644 Caterpillar Ct. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 301-2255
www.comfortsuites.com
 

Hampton Inn Grand Rapids South
755 54th St. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49509
(616) 261-5500
www.hamptoninn.com
  

Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Wyoming
2150 Metro Lane SW; Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 724-1234
www.hyattplacegrandrapidswyoming.com
 

Baymont Inn and Suites / Byron Center
8282 Pfeiffer Farms Dr. SW; Byron Center, MI 49315 
(616) 583-9535
www.baymontinns.com/hotel/17830

 

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Service Information

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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