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

Robert Benjamin Upper 
Service: 11 am Thursday, August 22, at Byron Center Bible Church, 8855 Byron Center Ave SW, Byron Center, MI 49315
Cemetery:  Winegar, Wednesday, August 7, at 10 am 
Memorials: Gideons International Bibles, https://www.gideons.org/
or Adventures in Missions, The World Race #3
Hannah Cushman: (www.worldrace.org)

 


 

Robert Benjamin Upper, age 96, of Byron Center, went to be with his Lord on Monday, August 5, 2019. Bob taught math and science in Christian schools in Massachusetts and Michigan for most of his life. He served in Swaziland for Trans World Radio from 1984 to 1995. He will be deeply missed by his wife of 60 years, Phyllis; his daughter, Sara (John) Cushman; grandchildren, Hannah, Deborah, Benjamin, Daniel Cushman; and brother-in-law, Reid Minich. His parents, Benjamin and Esther Upper, preceded him in death. A committal service was held on Wednesday, August 7, at Winegar Cemetery.  A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, August 22, at Byron Center Bible Church, 8855 Byron Center Ave. SW.  Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International Bibles or Adventures in Missions, The World Race #3 (Hannah Cushman: www.worldrace.org) as Bob's granddaughter will be working in Swaziland among other countries on a yearlong mission trip. 
 
STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 

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