Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
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Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 

 

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Karen Bierema TenHaaf 
Visitation:  Friday, May 17, from 5 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home and Saturday, May 18, from 9:30 - 11:30 am at Byron Center Bible Church followed by the service
Service: 11:30 am Saturday, May 18, at Byron Center Bible Church, 8850 Byron Center Ave. SW

Cemetery: Blain
Memorials: Byron Center Bible Church Haiti Fund, 8855 Byron Center Ave. SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

 Karen (Bierema) TenHaaf, age 67, of Byron Center, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. In addition to serving many years on the mission field, Karen enjoyed gardening, music and spending time with her cats. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 45 years, Bill; her children, Rachel TenHaaf, James (Jenn) TenHaaf; mother, Patricia Bierema; brothers and sisters, Ronald (Patti) Bierema, Richard (Marie) Bierema, Timothy (Herminia) Bierema, Thomas Bierema, Bethany (Philip) Bivins; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Elizabeth (Mark) Westrate, Ellen Westrate, William L. TenHaaf, Mildred (Robert) Hilliker, Margaret (Gordon) Bonzelaar, Shirley (Andrew) Wyngarden, Butch (MaryAnne) TenHaaf, Brian (Sara) TenHaaf, Eric (Karie) TenHaaf; many nieces and nephews. Karen's father, Armond Bierema, preceded her in death. The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, May 17, from 5 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, and Saturday, May 18, from 9:30 - 11:30 am at Byron Center Bible Church (8855 Byron Center Ave SW), where the funeral service will begin at 11:30 am. Dr. Richard McCarrell and Rev. Kenneth McGee will officiate. Interment will be in Blain Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Byron Center Bible Church Haiti Fund. 

 

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

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# Jaiden 2019-05-21 10:46
To the family and friends of Ms. TenHaaf,

I am a volunteer minister and reach out to those in the community who have lost someone they loved in death. Please accept my sincerest condolences due to the loss of Karen. Losing someone we love in death is never easy. That is why God promises us that soon: "Death will be no more, and neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." (Revelation 21:4).

For further comforting thoughts, please visit:
www.jw.org/.../dead-live-again
# Jan en Ina 2019-05-19 06:18
Our deepest sympathies with the lost of Karen. May the Lord be around you and the children and give everyone peace.
Love from Holland
Jan en Ina Booij
# Christina Barker 2019-05-17 14:58
I'm so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies are with your family.
# Ken & Lora tubergen 2019-05-17 00:12
Our deepest sympathy to you and your entire family.
# NORA LEON 2019-05-15 22:31
Deepest sympathy to the entire TenHaaf family!
# Phil and Pat Jones 2019-05-15 21:15
To the Family: you will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time loss a d adjustment. May each of you know the truth of 2 Corinthians 1:1-3..."the God of all comfort."

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