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

Lorraine Walbridge 
Visitation: Sunday, September 13, from 1:30 - 3:00 pm at Good News Baptist Church followed by the service at 3 pm
Service: 3:00 pm Sunday, September 13, at Good News Baptist Church, 6830 Eastern Ave. SE

Cemetery:  Woodlawn
Memorials: Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook St SE, # 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546


Lorraine Walbridge, age 96, of Dutton, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, August 29, 2020. Lorraine was a Godly woman who loved the Lord and taught by example. She was a Sunday School teacher for 42 years. She packed medical barrels for Bangladesh and was a Rosie the Riveter during WWII. She enjoyed golfing and bowling. Lorraine also was the manager of the Walbridge Family Farm. Family meant the world to Lorraine and they were the focus of her life. Lorraine, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, will be lovingly remembered by her children, Ron (Cheryl) Walbridge, Sherry (Bert) Damstra, Curtis (Kim) Walbridge, Marie (Bob) Cogswell; grandchildren, Brent (Andrea) Walbridge, Bradley (Melissa) Walbridge, Aaron Damstra, Laurel Idema, Sarah (Dan) Oberst, Katie (Cory) Pendrick, Lisa (Jose) Gonzalez, Jason (Megan) Cogswell, Laura (Joe) Pomorski; great grandchildren; Alexa, Nick, Bryce, Madisyn, Ethan, Noah, Alayna, Adelyn, Landen, Jenna, Aubree, Khloe, Charleston, Lucas, Brendon, Hudson, Ian, Gabrielle; brother, Robert (Carol) Diefenbaker; several nieces and nephews. The memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, September 13, at Good News Baptist Church, 6830 Eastern Ave. SE, with Rev. Brian Cederquist and Pastor Terry Frazine officiating. Memorial contributions in honor of Lorraine may be given to Faith Hospice. The family will greet relatives and friends from 1:30 - 3:00 pm prior to the service. 

1095 68TH ST SE


# Merle Sullivan 2020-09-07 17:01
My deepest sympathies to your family. I remember so well your mom and how sweet, hard working and committed to Jesus she was. What a beautiful reunion she is experiencing with her Lord and Jack. She lived a life worthy of the welcoming words "Well done My good and faithful servant". May God cover you with His peace and comfort in the coming days and weeks ahead. Love and prayers for family. Mert(Mohr)
# Lori Karel 2020-08-31 19:42
When I think of my church I think of people like Lorraine.
So faithful, kind, and selfless. Such a servants heart and always a smile for me. I am thankful for the godly women that were my examples during all my life at Good News Baptist Church. She was definitely one of them! She will be missed in her pew near the back. May the family be comforted by the many wonderful memories of their family life together with her.
# Margaret. Slot 2020-08-31 18:58
Sorry, to hear of your Mom,s passing. I have known your family a long time. What great memories !!!

One day soon we all shall have one fantastic reunion with all our friends and loved one's. What A Day That Will Be !!!

What fond memories all of you have.
# Joyce Schomberg 2020-08-31 17:53
My prayers and sympathies to Lorraine's family on her passing. She was a wonderful neighbor and will be missed.

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