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 

Monuments & Markers

We are representatives for Black Monument Company.  Our staff can assist you with an appropriate memorial for your loved one, or you can go directly to:

Black Monument Company
2223 Kalamazoo Ave. SE; Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 452-7802
www.blackmonument.com

Florists

Eastern Floral & Gift
(616) 949-2200 or toll-free (800) 494-2202
www.easternfloral.com

Ludema’s Floral
(616) 452-2961
www.ludemas.com

Sunnyslope Floral
(616) 457-5531 or toll-free (800) 765-9229
www.sunnyslopefloral.com

Holwerda Floral and Gifts
(616) 878-9696
www.holwerdaflorist.com

Wyoming Stuyvesant Floral
(616) 532-2315
www.wyomingfloral.com

Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Suites South
6569 Clay Ave. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(800) 875-6000
www.hiegr.com

Comfort Suites South
7644 Caterpillar Ct. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 301-2255
www.comfortsuites.com
 

Hampton Inn Grand Rapids South
755 54th St. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49509
(616) 261-5500
www.hamptoninn.com
  

Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Wyoming
2150 Metro Lane SW; Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 724-1234
www.hyattplacegrandrapidswyoming.com
 

Baymont Inn and Suites / Byron Center
8282 Pfeiffer Farms Dr. SW; Byron Center, MI 49315 
(616) 583-9535
www.baymontinns.com/hotel/17830

 

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Service Information

Benjamin VanDerWeide 

Visitation:  Saturday, February 8, from 12 pm - 1 pm at Stroo Funeral Home followed by the service at 1 pm


Service: 1 pm Saturday, February 8, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE



 

 
On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, Benjamin VanDerWeide Jr., age 84, of Byron Center, passed away surrounded by his family. Benjamin proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, and worked for GM, retiring after 34 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin Sr. and Minnie VanDerWeide; his son, Gilbert; sisters, Agnes, Gloria, Elaine; and brother, Paul.  He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 29 years, Patricia; children, Lisa (Jeff) Fraser, Benjamin III (Lavonne) VanDerWeide, Tina (Bernie) Howard, Brenda Elerick, Leon (Nicole) Elerick, Seth (Lori) Elerick; grandchildren, Nicholas, Alex, Bryce, Sophia, Lauren, Hailey, Brittany, Heather, Gabrielle, Mitch (Angie), Michael (Destiny), Matthew (Kate), Brooke (Josh), Shelbie, Jett, Kayla, Micah, Aubry, Madison, Autumn, Kota; great grandchildren, Tyler, Erica, Makaylah, Vanessa, Danny, Greyson, Asa; great-great grandchildren, Ellie, Carter, Emma; sister and brother, Beatrice (Dave) Grotenhuis-Zylstra, and Dick (Judy) VanDerWeide. The family will greet visitors on Saturday, February 8, from 12 pm - 1 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, where the memorial service will begin at 1 pm. 
 
STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 

Comments  

# Karen Bolt 2020-02-07 13:24
Lisa and Ben,
You and your family have our sincere sympathy for your loss....
Take care,
Karen (Dikker) and Wes Bolt

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