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

Gary L. Westhouse
Visitation: None 
Service: Private family services will be held

Cemetery: Zutphen
Memorials: Faith Hospice OR World Renew


Gary L. Westhouse, age 73, of Hudsonville, went peacefully to his heavenly home on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Garrett and Geraldine Westhouse; his parents-in-law, Ernie and Louise Terpstra; his son-in-law, Gord Boeve; and brother-in-law, Bob Terpstra. Gary was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 54 years, Jane; his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, Tam Boeve (Talon Boeve, Cicely and Jimmie Rogers and their children, Aubrey and McKenna), Kim Garrett (Riley Garrett), Todd and Tara Westhouse (Abby Westhouse, Victoria and Anthony Brettrager, Jessica Westhouse and her daughter, Alex, Matthew Westhouse), Brad and Kim Westhouse (Kaylyn Westhouse, Emma Westhouse). Due to current restrictions, a private family service, officiated by Rev. Josh VanDrunen, has been held. Interment in Zutphen Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Gary may be made to Faith Hospice or World Renew.
1095 68TH ST SE


# Lin &Ken Blauwkamp 2020-07-14 18:35
Dear Jane and Family,
We just heard today that Gary passed into a much better place. Please accept our most sincere sympathies! He will certainly be missed.
It’s our prayer that our Lord will give you the comfort you need in this most difficult time.
Blessings, Lin and Ken
# Terry Alvesteffer 2020-07-13 13:39
My deepest sympathy to you Jane and your family.
Gary was one of the best guys I ever worked with. We worked together at the Advance for about 10 years. He was someone I looked up to because I saw how good of a husband and father he was. We always loved to talk about hunting and fishing.
Please know that you are in our prayers!
# Thelma Morren Kunnen 2020-07-13 13:19
Our family knew Gary from his working on our muck farm in Moline. He would ride with my brother from Cutlerville to the country. I recall he was a good worker and nice kid. Later he went to SCHS with us and was in my sister Jan's class. My sympathy to your family.
# Don and Mary Westhou 2020-07-10 14:51
I haveI have very pleasant memories of pleasant hunting in South Dakota with Gary. He was a very gentle man. Our sympathies to dear Jane and her family.
# Phyllis Dornbush 2020-07-09 12:51
My sympathy to the family of Gary. He was my supervisor years ago when I worked at Advance Newspapers, and I have good memories of him. He was always fair, conscientious, wise and considerate; simply a pleasant man to know. May the Lord be with you in your loss and give you His peace.

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