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

 

HughesRichard

Service Information

Richard Dean Hughes 
Visitation: Thursday from 4 to 6 pm at the funeral home 
Service: 6:00 pm Thursday, July 5, 2018 at the Stroo Funeral Home

Cemetery: Fort Custer National Cemetery, August, MI on Friday at 11:30 am
Memorials: LEAVES Personal Care, 3980 Chicago Dr., SW, Grandville, MI 49418 OR the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society, 875 N. Randolph St., Suite 225, Arlington, VA 22203 www.nmcrs.com

Richard D. Hughes, aged 82 of Wyoming, MI passed away Friday, June 29, 2018. Richard was born on November 19, 1935 in Des Moines, Iowa and grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from Coe College.  He retired from the US Marine Corps with many honors and accommodations as a Lt. Colonel after 24 years of service. He served both at home and abroad in infantry and intelligence. After retiring from the Marine Corps he worked for Textron Land and Marine Systems as deputy director of marketing utilizing skills in management and business development. He was passionate about his family and loved supporting and cheering on his children and grandchildren at their many soccer games. His parents, William T. and Claire G. Hughes; and sister, Billie Dawn Peel; preceded him in death.  He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years, Janet; sons, Chris (Heather) Hughes, Brian (Jennifer) Hughes, Seth (Mary) Hughes; grandchildren, Kenzie, Noah, Caleb, Ava, Isabel, Ethan; brother-in-law, Robert (Gail) Szymkowski; and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memorial of Richard may be made to LEAVES Personal Care or the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society. The family will greet visitors on Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 4 to 6 pm at the Stroo Funeral Home; the funeral service will follow at 6:00 pm.   Internment will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetary (Augusta, MI) on July 6th at 11:30 am.

STROO FUNERAL HOME

1095 68th Street, SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49508 

Comments  

# Thomas Peel 2018-07-01 15:36
Thomas Peel
Many wonderful memories starting of a young Dick Hughes in the marine Corp. in California. He shared many stories of maneuvers and war games and the characters Dick worked with. Dick would visit no matter where we happened to be he would visit sis and family. Many wonderful and exciting memories.
Will miss you Dick.

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