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 

Monuments & Markers

We are representatives for Black Monument Company.  Our staff can assist you with an appropriate memorial for your loved one, or you can go directly to:

Black Monument Company
2223 Kalamazoo Ave. SE; Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 452-7802
www.blackmonument.com

Florists

Eastern Floral & Gift
(616) 949-2200 or toll-free (800) 494-2202
www.easternfloral.com

Ludema’s Floral
(616) 452-2961
www.ludemas.com

Sunnyslope Floral
(616) 457-5531 or toll-free (800) 765-9229
www.sunnyslopefloral.com

Holwerda Floral and Gifts
(616) 878-9696
www.holwerdaflorist.com

Wyoming Stuyvesant Floral
(616) 532-2315
www.wyomingfloral.com

Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Suites South
6569 Clay Ave. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(800) 875-6000
www.hiegr.com

Comfort Suites South
7644 Caterpillar Ct. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 301-2255
www.comfortsuites.com
 

Hampton Inn Grand Rapids South
755 54th St. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49509
(616) 261-5500
www.hamptoninn.com
  

Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Wyoming
2150 Metro Lane SW; Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 724-1234
www.hyattplacegrandrapidswyoming.com
 

Baymont Inn and Suites / Byron Center
8282 Pfeiffer Farms Dr. SW; Byron Center, MI 49315 
(616) 583-9535
www.baymontinns.com/hotel/17830

 

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Service Information

Bette (Ortiz) Cortez 
Visitation: Friday, May 15, from 11 am - 1 pm at Stroo Funeral Home 
Service: Private

Cemetery:  Kent Memorial Gardens
Memorials:Holland Baptist Church for the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Guaymas, Mexico Fund, 906 E 24th St, Holland, MI 49423 

 

Belia "Bette" Cortez (Ortiz), aged 92, of Holland, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Her husband, Rev. John Cortez, Sr., preceded her in death. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, John (Deborah) Cortez Jr., Debra Cortez, Belinda (the late Rick) Stuckwisch; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Leonardo Ortiz Jr., Elias Ortiz; brothers-in-law, Ralph Cervantes, Refugio (Terry) Ortiz; sisters-in-law, Maria (the late Michael) LaDow, Refugia Vega; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 15, from 11 am - 1 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, and will be followed by a private family service with Ralph Cervantes and John R. Cortez officiating. There will be a public memorial after the restrictions are lifted. Interment will be in Kent Memorial Gardens. Contributions in memory of Bette, may be made to Holland Baptist Church for the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Guaymas, Mexico Fund. 

 

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

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# Marilyn Butler 2020-05-13 20:15
Dear John & Deb and the rest of Bette's family. Please know that Rollin and I are praying for you guys. We love you very much, and desire that God gives you peace and comfort at such a hard time as this is.

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