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

Jean Elizabeth Chester 
Visitation:  NOTE CHANGE OF DATE - Monday, December 30, from 11 am to 2 pm followed by the service at 2 pm at Stroo Funeral Home
Service: 2 pm Monday, December 30, at Stroo Funeral Home

Cemetery:  Fairplains
Memorials:  Women's Missionary Union, Kentwood Baptist Church, 2875 - 52nd St. SE, Kentwood, MI  49508


Jean Elizabeth Chester, age 68, of Kentwood, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. She was a surgical technician at St. Mary's and Metro Health Hospitals and was active for many years in medical missions in the Philippians. She was president of the Women's Missionary Union and was an active member of Kentwood Baptist Church. Jean spent her life serving others for her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Surviving are her brother, John Chester; and her extended family and friends. The family will greet visitors on Monday, December 30, from 11 am to 2 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, where the service will begin at 2:00 PM. Pastor Jack Miller will officiate. Interment will be in Fairplains Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Women's Missionary Union, Kentwood Baptist Church, 2875 52nd St. SE, Kentwood, MI  49508


1095 68TH ST SE


# Ken & Mary Phillips 2020-01-10 15:21
Many fond memories of our dear friend Jean. She had many interests and worked hard at all of them.
God blessed her with a kind heart caring and helping others showering them with cards and gifts. Her passion for the Philippines medical missions was relentless and she never slowed down, but pressed on. She was fun and interesting and we shared many memorable moments. Jean and her mom were like family to us helping each other when needed. We miss her dearly but it's comforting to know she is with her Lord in glory.
# Charlotte Bartlette 2019-12-28 00:38
Jean was a great friend . A woman of God never said anything bad about anyone . She always gave one hundred percent to anything she was doing . When we all worked together you could be assured there would be a card hanging on your locker she always gave all of us cards . She was my friend we both had left Metro and moved into our retirement she never retired tho . A child of God she would go half way around the world and help on medical missions even tho she always came back with bronchitis and all . She told me once she did it for the Lord to help the helpless . My friend was Amazing !
# Chris Rivers 2019-12-26 09:14
We laughed a lot and had so much fun in the 40 years we worked together and knew each other. ONE of our favorite things was having me over for my Big Girl Breakfasts and ice cream with homemade chocolate sauce! I called her mom, and she called me her favorite daughter. Rest in Peace Chet. ( EHH!)
# Darlene Millis 2019-12-19 12:22
My condolences to family and friends. May she Rest In Peace.

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