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

Edward Miner Ellens 
Visitation: At Calvary Baptist Church, 1200 28th St SE, on Sunday from 3 - 5 pm 
Service: 1 pm Monday, October 19 at Calvary Baptist Church, 1200 28th St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Cemetery:  Dutton 
Memorials: Samaritan'a Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607

Edward Miner Ellens, age 76, of Dutton, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 after a yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer.  Edward proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years, Mary; his children and grandchildren, Julie Lyn (Michael) Wittmer, and their children, Avery, Landon, Alayna Wittmer; Mark Edward (Stacy) Ellens and their children, Emma, Madelynn, Brayden, Jacob, Andrew, Ava Ellens; Ryan David Ellens and his son, Easton Ellens; sisters, Donna Start, Julia Ebbers, Carol (Gary) DeBaar, Cleo (Ben) Boersma, Edith (Lee) Mekkes, and Millie (Joe) Vriend. The family will greet visitors at Calvary Baptist Church, 1200 28th St. SE, on Sunday, October 18 from 3 - 5 pm. The funeral service will be held on Monday, October 19, at 1 pm at Calvary Baptist Church, with Rev. Michael Wittmer and Rev. Jeff Halstead officiating. Interment will be in Dutton Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan's Purse. ‚Äč

1095 68TH ST SE


# Joyce Luyk Burke 2020-10-19 19:44

Our prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time.

Joyce (Luyk) and Rich Burke

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