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

John Ybema 
Visitation:  Tuesday, December 22, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm and Wednesday, December 23, from 10 - 10:45 am at Dutton United Reformed Church 
Service: 11 am Wednesday, December 23, at Dutton United Reformed Church, 6950 Hanna Lake SE

Cemetery: Maplewood Cemetery, Hopkins
Memorials: Gideons International, The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251
The Funeral Service will be live-streamed from the Church at

John Ybema, age 83, of Hopkins, a diligent servant of his Lord and Savior was called home to his eternal reward on Thursday, December 17, 2020.  John served in the U.S. Army and was a long time dairy farmer in Hopkins, MI. John will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Ann; his children, Steven (Patty) Ybema, Marty (Laurie) Ybema, Janeen (Rev. John) Klompien, Arthur (Julie) Ybema, Charles (Kelly M.D.) Ybema; 24 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; sisters, Sytske Ybema, Lyke DeBoer; sisters-in-law, Joke Ybema, Irene (Evert) DeWyn; brothers-in-law, Martin L. (Elisabeth) DeHoog, and Case DeHoog.  The family will greet relatives and friends at Dutton United Reformed Church, 6950 Hanna Lake SE on Tuesday, December 22  from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm and Wednesday, December 23, from 10 - 10:45 am. The funeral service will be held at 11 am Wednesday  with his pastor, Rev. Don Vander Klok officiating. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Hopkins.  Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International. The funeral service will be live streamed by visiting


1095 68TH ST SE

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