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.holwerdaflorist.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

Fred VandenBoogert
Visitation: Wednesday, August 1, from 1 -2 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, followed by the memorial service at 2 pm
Service: 2 pm on Wednesday, August 1, at Stroo Funeral Home 

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery, Leonard St. NW
Memorials: Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, 3000 Monroe NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

 

Fred VandenBoogert, age 98, of Grand Rapids, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Fred proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He worked as a consultant and construction manager for his entire working life. After retiring, he enjoyed traveling, growing flowers, and watching baseball. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn; two daughters, Janice Gates and Carol Winkle; and daughter-in-law, Jo VandenBoogert. Fred will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Hattie "Tootie"; son, Fred VandenBoogert; grandchildren, Amy VandenBoogert, Matthew Gates, Chris Gates; three step-children and their families. In keeping with Fred's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 1, from 1 - 2 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, where the memorial service will be held at 2 pm.  Military honors by the Kent County Veterans Honor Guard. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. 
 

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

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