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

Virgil A. Thornton 
Visitation:  At Samaritas Chapel, 2000 32nd St. SE - Thursday, April 11, from 10 - 11 am followed by the memorial service
Service: At Samaritas Chapel, 2000 32nd St. SE, Thursday, April 11, at 11 am

Cemetery: Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
Memorials: The Alzheimer's Association, 2944 Fuller Ave NE #101, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 https://www.alz.org/gmc or the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, 3000 Monroe NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 https://www.michiganveterans.com/p/Donate-to-Homes

Virgil A. Thornton, age 93, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Wyoming, MI, was called to his heavenly home on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Virgil proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He enjoyed camping, working in the garage and traveling to Florida. He loved spending time with his family and will be deeply missed by his wife of 70 years, Helen; children, Diane Jenkins, Ella (Dennis) Stine, Mitchell (Claudia) Thornton, Marcus (Jane) Thornton; nine grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; brother, Jack (Geraldine) Thornton; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Thornton, Betty Morgan, Phyllis Knox; many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death are his son, Virgil; and two great grandsons. The family will greet visitors at the Samaritas Chapel, 2000 32nd St. SE, on Thursday, April 11, from 10 - 11 am followed by a memorial service at 11 am, Chaplain Dewey Thompson officiating. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Contributions in memory of Virgil may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. 

      STROO FUNERAL HOME, 1095 68TH ST. SE, GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508

 

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