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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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 

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# 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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