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

Richard C. Swanson 
Visitation:  Thursday, January 16, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, and Friday, January 17, from 10 - 10:45 a.m. at Kentwood Community Church, 1200 60th St. SE Door I
Service: 11 a.m. Friday, January 17, at Kentwood Community Church, 1200 60th St. SE Door I

Cemetery: Rosedale Memorial Gardens
Memorials: Talons Out Honor Flight, PO Box 280, Portage MI 49081 https://www.talonsouthonorflight.org/

 Richard C. Swanson, age 90, of Kentwood, MI, proudly known as "Troublemaker", went to be with his Lord and his family in heaven on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Richard honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethelyn; two daughters, Karen and Kathy Swanson; a son, Rick Swanson; a great granddaughter, Victoria Swanson; his parents, Virgil and Mildred Swanson; sister, Betty Townsend; and a brother, Virgil Swanson, Jr. Richard will be lovingly remembered by his children, Kevin (Janna) Swanson, Kimberly Kelly, Kerri (Alan) Dulyea; grandchildren, Chris (Shawn), Kaija, Rahael Swanson; Kristin (Lance) Appleby, Jennifer (Andy) Koopman, John Falicki; Shane, Shannon, and Seth Kelly; Ryan Dulyea, Nicole (Brian) Stroud, Brittany (Chad) Stripling, Brandon Dulyea; 17 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; sister and brothers, Marilyn (Stu) Luckman, Paul (Darlene) Swanson, Robb Swanson; sister-in-law, Margaret (John) Hoekstra; many nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Thursday, January 16, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Stroo Funeral Home, and Friday, January 17, from 10 - 10:45 a.m. at Kentwood Community Church (1200 60th St. SE Door I) where the service will begin at 11 a.m., Pastor Kathy Resler-Chambliss officiating. Interment will be in Rosedale Memorial Park. For those wishing, contributions may be made to Talons Out Honor Flight.

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

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