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

Douglas D. Barnhard 
Visitation:  Wednesday, May 8, from 1 to 3:30 pm at the Ada Bbile Church Knapp Street Campus
Service: 11:00 am Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Ada Bible Church Knapp Street Campus, 3869 Knapp St., NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 

Cemetery:  Pine Hill Cemetery, Fruitport, Michigan
Memorials: Cancer Centers of America, 5800 Foremost Dr SE #300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or Hudsonville Public Schools football program, 3886 Van Buren, Hudsonville, MI 49426


 

Douglas D. Barnhard, aka, Coach or Barney, age 61, of Wyoming, entered his heavenly home on Friday, May 3, 2019. Born on April 7, 1958 to Norman and Sylvia Barnhard in Grand Haven, MI. He graduated from Fruitport High School in 1976 and from Ferris State University with an associates degree in architectural design. All throughout his life Doug played sports. He loved to ride his motorcycle, fish, and camping. Doug had a passion for U of M sports. He also loved music, karaoke, line dancing, playing his harmonica anytime he had the chance, especially with sister, Mary & uncle Chuck. He was a electrical engineer at X-Rite Inc. for 35 years; were he developed many close friendships. He dedicated 19 years of his life with his unique gifts of mentoring and coaching approximately 6000 young men as a football coach at HPS. He loved, therefore he could coach. A great coach teaches you how to be a better man, while having passion for the game. He was always full of laughs, gave the best hugs, and was the life of the party. Doug and Wanda had many incredible experiences and enjoyed a lot of activities in their travels and vacations. He was preceded in death by his father, Norman; and son-in-law, Kevin Sikkema. Doug will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 19 years, Wanda; children, Amy Sikkema, Amanda Barnhard, Angela (Jose) Mora, Aleasha (Trevin) Wyma, Steven Christian, Rachel Christian; 11 grandchildren; mother, Sylvia Barnhard; brothers and sisters, Scott (Cheryl) Barnhard, Shelly (Dwight) Tobaison, Mary (Dave) Vaught, Dori (Denny) Shimer, Kathy (Scott) Gould, Val Barnhard; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Debbie (Ron) Glover, Nancy (John) Sanders, Scott Stark; many nieces and nephews; close friends and coworkers, Jay B., Chas N., Nathan C., Mike W., Tom B., Dwight L., Mark S., Denny J., Jo J., Arthur S.; and his beloved dog, Daystar. In Doug's own words "Win the day" knowing that Jesus Christ is your Lord and Savior. The family will greet visitors on Wednesday, May 8, from 1:00 to 3:30 pm, at Ada Bible Church Knapp Street Campus, 3869 Knapp St. SE, where the service will be held 11:00 am Thursday, May 9; with Pastor Ben Vaught officiating. Interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Fruitport, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Centers of America or Hudsonville Public Schools football program. 
STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 

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# Tom & Mary Bearss` 2019-05-06 17:36
Our hearts and prayers go out to all of Doug's loved ones at this most sad time. May you all be blessed with the gentle healing comfort of God.

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