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 

 

Boorsma Arlyn crop

Service Information
Arlyn James Boorsma
Visitation: Wednesday, February 19, from 6 - 8 PM at Stroo Funeral Home, and Thursday, February 20, from 10 - 10:45 AM at Dutton URC 
Service: 11 AM Thursday, February 20, at Dutton United Reformed Church, 6950 Hanna Lake Ave. SE, Caledonia, MI 49316

Cemetery: Dutton Cemetery
Memorials: Lifesong For Orphans, P.O. Box 40, 202 N. Ford St., Gridley, IL 61744 https://lifesong.org/about/contact/

Arlyn Boorsma of Grand Rapids, MI passed away and went to be with his Lord on February 11, 2020. Arlyn, or “Arl” as he was affectionately known, was born on May 29, 1955 in Waupun, WI and grew up in Randolph, WI. He married Nancy Klumpers on August 23, 1975. Arlyn lived an active life devoting his time to many church activities such as Cadets, teaching Sunday school, serving as a deacon, and loved singing in the choir. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends boating, fishing and hunting. Arlyn was a Calvin University graduate who went on to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School Class of 1979. His vocation was working in educational technology sales at such companies as Wang Laboratories, American Family Insurance, Apple, and Carnegie Learning. He also owned and operated a small business, EduTek Midwest. Arlyn had a passion for people and was beloved by family and friends and all who met him. He was a devoted husband, father, brother, son, and friend and leaves behind his beloved wife, Nancy, a mother-in-law, Berdine Klumpers, sisters, Winneta (Duane) Cupery and Sharon TerBeek, brothers-in-law Byron (Anita) Klumpers, Kerwin (Rose) Klumpers, sister-in-law Shirley (Mike) Hopp, his children, Kathryn (Mike) Hall, James (Deanna) Boorsma, Anthony (Anna) Boorsma, Kristina Boorsma, Mark Boorsma, Jenifer Boorsma, Jessica Boorsma, Jasmine Boorsma, and six grandchildren Adrian Hall, Tristan Hall, Violet Hall, Clara Hall, Isaiah Boorsma and Biana Bradshaw. His parents, August and Marion Boorsma, father-in-law, Ralland Klumpers, and brother-in-law, Barry TerBeek, preceded him in death. The funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, February 20, at Dutton United Reformed Church, 6950 Hanna Lake SE, Caledonia, with Rev. Talman Wagenmaker officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 PM at Stroo Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 19, and also the hour preceding the funeral service from 10-10:45 AM at Dutton URC.  Flowers may be sent to Stroo Funeral Home or donations may be made in memoriam to Lifesong For Orphans. 

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

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