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

Ruth Ann Vander Werf 
Visitation:  Friday, January 22, from 5 - 8 pm and Saturday, January 23 from 12 noon - 1 pm prior to the service at Stroo Funeral Home
Service: 1 pm Saturday, January 23, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE

Cemetery:  Blain
Memorials: Gaines Church, 1612 92nd St SE, Caledonia, MI 49316 


Ruth Ann Vander Werf, age 76, of Cutlerville, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. She was preceded in death by her son, David Vander Werf; and sister and brother-in-law, Claire and Thomas Van Timmeren.  Ruth will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 57 years, Richard; son, John (Marcia) Vander Werf; daughter-in-law, Annette Vander Werf; grandchildren, Morgan, Evan Vander Werf, Sharon (Jon) Morrison, Christine (Jeremy) Chambers; great grandchildren, A.J., Hannah, Cody; great-great granddaughter, Gracie; sisters, June (Marv) Hibma, Carol (Jerold-deceased) Nykamp; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Laurie Rupke, and Andy (Doris) Vander Werf. The family will greet visitors on Friday, January 22, from 5 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, January 23, with Pastor Tom Datema officiating. There will be an hour of visitation from 12 noon to 1 pm prior to the service on Saturday. Interment will be in Blain Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Gaines Church. 

1095 68TH ST SE


# Jim VanFarowe 2021-01-22 00:15
We express our sympathy to Richard and the family..
May you Feel the comfort of our Heavenly father in the days ahead ❤❤
# Marianne 2021-01-21 20:45
To my great friend I'm sure going to miss you. We sure did have some good laughs.

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