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 

 

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Richard J. Marazas 
Visitation: Sunday, Oct. 25, from 2 - 3 pm at the funeral home 
Service: 3:00 pm Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE

Cemetery:  2 PM, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 at Ridgewood Memorial Park, 9900 Milwaukee Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016


Richard J. Marazas, aged 89, of Grand Rapids, MI was called to his heavenly home on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Richard served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He retired from Keeler Brass Automotive. His first wife, Dorothy (Chapman); brother, Harvey Fairchild; sister, Irene Jacobsen; step-sons, Geoffrey, Garrick and Gilbert Griffin preceded him in death. Richard married M. Antoinette Griffin on April 27, 1996 at Fountain Street Church. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Antoinette; sons, Raymond (Judy) Marazas, Brian (Jolanta) Marazas; grandchildren, Jennifer, Christopher; step-children, Julie (Robert) Powney, Gregory (Cathy) Griffin, Glenn Griffin; step-daughter-in-law, Bobbie Paige (Ken) Gilette; seven great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Michael (Judy) McDonald; and several nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Sunday, October 25, from 2 - 3 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th Street, SE; with a service to celebrate Richard's life beginning at 3 pm, with Rev. Nathan Monk officiating. A Committal Service will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, Oct. 26, at Ridgewood Memorial Park, 9900 Milwaukee Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016. 

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

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