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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Arlene K. VanOpstall

Visitation: Wednesday, February 19, from 10 - 11 AM at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church  
Service: 11 AM Wednesday, February 19, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 2700 Baldwin St., Jenison, MI 49428

Cemetery: Resurrection Cemetery, Wyoming, Michigan 
Memorials: Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, 300 68th St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49548

or Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods, 2100  Raybrook St. SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

or American Cancer Society Pancreatic Research, 129 Jefferson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Mrs. Arlene K. (Poteracke) VanOpstall, age 87, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Arlene was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Earl M. VanOpstall; her parents, Walter and Caroline Poteracke; her brothers, Floyd Poteracke, Ed Poteracke; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Dorothy (Ken) Broekema, Delores (Gene) Gober, Shirley VanValkenburg; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward VanOpstall, Marian (Jack) Carpenter, Eldora (James) Root; and her grandson, Kyle VanOpstall. Arlene is survived by her children, Alan (Mary) VanOpstall, Julie (Bruce) Wormmeester, Tom (Jan) VanOpstall, Jim (Diane) VanOpstall, Earl (Pat) VanOpstall; 30 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; her sisters-in-law, Arlene and Leona Poteracke. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, February 19, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 2700 Baldwin St., Jenison, with Fr. Don Webber as celebrant. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods, or American Cancer Society Pancreatic Research. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday from 10 - 11 AM at the church. 

1095 68TH ST SE


# Shelly Clark 2020-02-21 13:28
Al & Mary, Bruce & Julie, So sorry to see your mother's passing. She is with Jesus now, you all have our deepest sympathies . God takes care you , know you will see her again. Our prayers for Peace & Comfort. Doug & Shelly Clark.

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