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

Joe Sterk
Visitation:  Monday from 5 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home and Tuesday, prior to the service, from 10 - 10:45 am at Dutton United Reformed Church
Service: 11 am Tuesday, January 21, at Dutton United Reformed Church, 6950 Hanna Lake SE

Cemetery:  Blain Cemetery
Memorials: Covenant United Reformed Church58 100th St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315 or Zion Christian School, 7555 Byron Center Ave SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

Joe Sterk, aged 91, of Grand Rapids, was called to his heavenly home on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Joe was a painter and enjoyed working with several of his family members. He was an active member of the Gideons and also enjoyed his antique cars. Joe was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Alice, his siblings, John (Marian) Sterk, Ann (Al) Root, Sam Sterk, Gerrit (Fran) Sterk, and Henry Sterk.  He will be lovingly remembered by his children, David (Lois) Sterk, Kathleen (Dennis) Mishoe, Paul Sterk; grandchildren, Kimberly (Ben) DeVries, Brenda Sterk, D.J. (Jessi) Sterk, Bradley (Stephanie) Sterk, Daniel (Jennifer) Sterk, Holly (Travis) Weber, Lori Newman; 14 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Bill (Reet) Sterk, Shirley (Jim) Schipper, Ken (Joyce) Sterk, Betty (Bob) DeJong, Jeanette Visser; sister-in-law, Donna Sterk; many nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Monday, January 20, from 5 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, and Tuesday, January 21, from 10 - 10:45 am at Dutton United Reformed Church, 6950 Hanna Lake SE, where the funeral service will begin at 11 am with his pastor, Rev. Greg Lubbers, officiating. Interment will be in Blain Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant U.R.C. or Zion Christian School. 

 

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

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