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 


Gilchrist John

Service Information

John F. Gilchrist 

Service: 2 pm Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Kentwood Christian Church, 5841 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Kentwood, MI

 John F. Gilchrist, age 77, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, February 16, 2020. John proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for nearly four years. He worked as a color and technical advisor for Agfa Corporation until his retirement. In his spare time, John enjoyed golfing. He is survived by his wife, Donna; children, Ernest (Patti) Fitzgerald, Shawn (Anne) Gilchrist; grandchildren, Adam (Kimberly) Fitzgerald, Nora Fitzgerald, Talon Gilchrist, Triston Gilchrist, Brady Gilchrist, Eric (Allison) Vande Vusse, Michael Vande Vusse; four great grandchildren; his brothers and sister, Ed (Betty) Backus, Richard (Sarah) Gilchrist, Mary Sansbury; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Waber. As John requested, his body was donated to the University of Michigan for medical research. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Kentwood Christian Church, 5841 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Kentwood, MI.

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