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 



Service Information

Jack Edgar Oberlin 
Service: Private - to be held at a later date

Cemetery:  Oakfield Cemetery
Memorials: Good News Baptist Church, 6830 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508, and Bibles International, 609 36th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

 Jack Edgar Oberlin, age 86, of Grand Rapids, MI went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 19, 2020. He was born on November 13, 1933 in Greenville, MI, the son of Edgar and Mary (Rummel) Oberlin. Jack graduated from Belding High School in 1952. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1956 - 1958 as a senior launcher crewman in the Guided Missile Battalion. On September 29, 1956 he married Nancy K. Evans in Belding. Jack worked at The Upjohn Co. for 29 years, retiring in 1994. He loved fishing, hunting, and music. He enjoyed playing the tuba in high school and singing with a couple of musical groups and church choirs. He served the Lord at Bethel Baptist Church, Berean Baptist Church, and Good News Baptist Church. In retirement, he enjoyed traveling and wintered in Florida for several years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Nancy, of 63 years; children, Lori (David) Osborn (MI), Paul (Jianping) Oberlin (FL), Bethanne (Dale) Salisbury (TN); grandchildren, Lorraine (Billy) Hirt, Joanne (Emmanuel) Osei Antwi, Aaron (Ashley) Osborn, Megan Oberlin, Nuona Li; 10 great grandchildren; and his sister, Sally Sayers of Georgia. Private family services will be held. Interment in Oakfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Good News Baptist Church or Bibles International.


1095 68TH ST SE


# Dennis & Patti Regan 2020-04-24 10:17
Our condolences to Nancy and the family.

Jack was a great guy. He always had a smile and kind word. Jack and Nancy were "country neighbors" in Lawton and we attended Berean Baptist Church with them.
# Fred Carlson 2020-04-24 01:26
Nancy and family,
We extend our sympathy, our prayers, and let you know that we still enjoy happy memories of long ago and more recent occasional fellowship with you and Jack. Always cheerful, always pleasant, always faithful to our Lord, his life reflected the saving power of Jesus Christ.

In his love,
Fred and Maxine Carlson

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