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

Verna M. Harkema 
  
Service: Held at a later date

Cemetery: Woodlawn 
Memorials: Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook St. SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 https://faithhospicecare.org/donate/

 Verna Mae Harkema, aged 89, of Grand Rapids, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Seymour “Zeets” Harkema;  her children, Laura and Bob Van Wyk of Grand Rapids, Todd and Missy Harkema of Grand Rapids; her grandchildren, Matthew and Kira Van Wyk, Ashley Van Wyk, Rachel Harkema, Garrit Harkema; her sister-in-law, Carol Van Valkenburg of Grand Rapids; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Martin Richard Van Valkenburg in 2008. Verna was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be greatly missed.  She was a charter member of the Ann Arbor Christian Reformed Church and the Silver Spring Christian Reformed Church in Maryland.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Interment Woodlawn Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice.

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

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