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

Douglas Kent Bakker 
Visitation: AT CALEDONIA CRC Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at the church
Service: 
2 pm Thursday, May 24 at Caledonia CRC, 9957 Cherry Valley SE, 49316
Cemetery:  Dutton Cemetry
Memorials: South Christian High School Football Program, 160 68th St. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

 Douglas Kent Bakker, age 54, of Grand Rapids, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, May 21, 2018, after a 6 1/2 year battle with cancer. Doug was the co-owner of Starlite Kitchens for 18 years, and formed many friendships through his business. He enjoyed volunteering for the South Christian Football Program for many years. His father, Rev. Paul Bakker, and a nephew, Shane DeJong, preceded him in death. Doug will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 35 years, Lynne (Kunnen); his children, Shari and Dustin Elgersma, Kimberly and William Kool, Matthew and Jillian Bakker, Jordan and Sara Bakker; grandchildren, Peyton, Emmy, Evie, Ainsley, and Arie; mother, Margery Bakker; sisters, Arloa and Kurt Harthoorn, Kathy Kroeze, Jan and Harlan Dirksen, Beth and Leon Wassenaar; parents-in-law, Ronald and Anne Kunnen; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sandra and Roger Bronsink, Daniel and Kathy Kunnen, Jeffrey and Jean Kunnen; many nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, 9957 Cherry Valley SE, where the service will be held at 2 pm Thursday, May 24, with Rev. R. Scott Greenway officiating. Interment will be in Dutton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the South Christian High School Football Program. 

                                              STROO FUNERAL HOME

                                                 1095 68TH ST. SE

                                           GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508

Comments  

# Mary Ellen Ingersoll 2018-05-23 10:44
I am so sorry I will be unable to attend the visitation and service. My sympathy and prayers are with your family. I met Doug when we went to Boston two years ago to watch Jordan run the marathon and really enjoyed our time with your family.

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