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 



Service Information

Doris M. (Esakson) Eggerding 
Visitation: Sunday, Nov. 17 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home  
Service: 11 AM Monday, Nov. 18 at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE 

Memorials: Emmanuel Hospice, 401 Hall St. SW Suite 263, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 

 Doris M. (Esakson) Eggerding, age 80, of Dutton, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Doris was born September 21, 1939, to Nels and Marie (Peterson) Esakson in Wyoming, MI. She was a graduate of Godwin Heights High School class of 1957. She loved being part of the band and later on worked for Barclay Ayers and Bertch as a secretary. She married the love of her life, Lee Allen Eggerding, on September 21, 1963 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Grand Rapids. Lee and Doris loved to travel and enjoyed playing cards. Doris was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, She enjoyed life and loved being with her family. We will miss her laughter and her hugs. She was always the picture taker of the family and the life of the party. She touched the lives of everyone who knew her and will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 56 years, Lee; daughters, Kristin (Mike) Penninga, Sara Dykgraaf; six grandchildren whom she loved being around and they all loved her very much, Amanda (Cameron) Bekkering, Meghan Penninga, Justin, Brandon and Collin Dykgraaf; brothers and sister, Carl (Ruth) Esakson, Larry (Jerri) Esakson, Ed (Bev) Esakson, Deloris (Cal) DeGroot; sisters-in-law, JoAnn Esakson, Sharon (Roger) Perkins; brothers-in-law, Paul (Dawn) Eggerding, Larry (Judy) Eggerding; and many cousins, nieces and nephews who will all miss her dearly. She was a favorite to all. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nels and Marie Esakson, and brothers, Len, and John (Mariane) Esakson. The family will greet visitors on Sunday, November 17 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held on Monday, November 18 at 11 AM. Rev. David Veldt will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Hospice. 


1095 68TH ST SE


# Dennis and Ing-Marie 2019-11-20 15:22
Dear family Eggerding.
We participate in your grief and miss our cousin Doris. She was a wonderful person.
Love from cousin Dennis and family in Sweden.

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