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

Jed Thomas Gerken 
Visitation: The family will greet visitors after the service at the church on Thursday 
Service: 11:00 am Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Zion Reformed Church 4457 36th Street, SE, Grandville, MI 49418

Memorials: Zion Reformed Church

GERKEN - Jed Thomas Gerken, aged 60, of Kentwood, entered into the arms of Jesus on Friday, March 8, 2019. Jed worked for NTB Trucking for 17 years. His joys were spending time with his family, playing golf, watching baseball, playing guitar and making music with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Darrell and Patricia Gerken; grandparents, Robert and Minnie Roley, and Lou Schott. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 41 years, Lu Ann; children, Melissa (James) Standley, Grady (Keri) Gerken, Gary (Jessica) Gerken; grandchildren, Evan Standley, Aubrey Standley, Ayla Gerken, Addisyn Gerken, Lillian Gerken, Riley Gerken; sister, Tobi (Gaspare) Martino; uncles, Mike (Sharon) Schott, Walt (Nancy) Gerken, Charlie (Patricia) Gerken, Larry (Barb) Gerken; aunt, Jean (Earl) Wolfinger; many sister-in-laws, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; and his beloved cat, Savvy. A memorial celebration for Jed will be held 11:00 am Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Zion Reformed Church, 4457 36th Street, SW, Grandville, MI 49418; with Rev. Greg Brower officiating. The family will also greet visitors after the service on Thursday at the church. Contributions in memory of Jed may be made to Zion Reformed Church. 

STROO FUNERAL HOME

1095 68th Street, SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

 

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