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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Service Information

Craig Carlson 
Visitation: Saturday, July 7, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home
Service: 
12 noon Sunday, July 8, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE
Cemetery:  Blain
Memorials: Eight Seven, a mission organization founded by Dr. Charles Roost

 Dr. Craig Carlson, age 68, of Grand Rapids, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. A licensed chiropractor, Craig operated Carlson Chiropractic Center for many years and was a member of MI Chiropractic Council, where he served as treasurer for two years. He will be remembered as a pilot, fisherman, actor, umpire, and pyrotechnician. Craig was active in civic organizations and his church. He was a former city councilman in Belding, MI, where he served one term as Mayor in the 1980's. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Betty; sister, Melanie Harkes; and his parents-in-law, Bob and Eddie Rooda. A beloved husband, father, and grandfather "Papa", Craig will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 47 years, Mary; his children, Michael Carlson, Matthew and Brie Carlson, Marc Carlson, Mindy and Justin Polk; grandchildren, Eme and Gabe Carlson, Charlotte and Ainsley Polk; sister-in-law, Sue Sennott; and his nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Saturday, July 7, from 2- 4 and 6 - 8 at Stroo Funeral Home, where the service will be held at 12 noon on Sunday, July 8, with Dr. Charles Roost officiating. Interment in Blain Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eight Seven, a mission organization founded by Dr. Charles Roost.  

                                                Stroo Funeral Home, Inc.
                                                   1095 68th Street SE
                                                Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Comments  

# Nancy Reenders 2018-07-08 15:38
Dear Mary and family, My heart goes out to you in the loss of Craig. Our memories go back a long ways to the Calvin College days, but I remember Craig as a friendly, fun-loving guy who seemed a wonderful companion to you, Mary. You are in my thoughts. May the sorrow of your heart be comforted by God's abiding peace and the condolences of friends and family. In sympathy, Garry and Nancy Reenders
# Beverly Tarver 2018-07-06 22:18
Thoughts and prayers going to all the family.
# Donny and April O 2018-07-06 13:55
What a great man to have met through Mindy. Our prayers will be with you today and ongoing.
# Charla Thompson 2018-07-05 23:40
So incredibly sorry to hear about Craig. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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