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 

Monuments & Markers

We are representatives for Black Monument Company.  Our staff can assist you with an appropriate memorial for your loved one, or you can go directly to:

Black Monument Company
2223 Kalamazoo Ave. SE; Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 452-7802


Eastern Floral & Gift
(616) 949-2200 or toll-free (800) 494-2202

Ludema’s Floral
(616) 452-2961

Sunnyslope Floral
(616) 457-5531 or toll-free (800) 765-9229

Holwerda Floral and Gifts
(616) 878-9696

Wyoming Stuyvesant Floral
(616) 532-2315


Holiday Inn Express Suites South
6569 Clay Ave. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(800) 875-6000

Comfort Suites South
7644 Caterpillar Ct. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 301-2255

Hampton Inn Grand Rapids South
755 54th St. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49509
(616) 261-5500

Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Wyoming
2150 Metro Lane SW; Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 724-1234

Baymont Inn and Suites / Byron Center
8282 Pfeiffer Farms Dr. SW; Byron Center, MI 49315 
(616) 583-9535



Service Information

Idanne D. Van Valkenburg (Peterson)
Visitation: Friday, February 12, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home
Service: 11 am Saturday, February 13, at New Life Baptist Fellowship Church, 6252 Burlingame Ave. SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

Cemetery: Fairplains Cemetery, Grand Rapids
Memorials: New Life Baptist Fellowship Church, 6252 Burlingame Ave. SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

Idanne Van Valkenburg (Peterson), age 81, of Wayland, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Idanne loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed camping and cooking. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry; parents, Paul and Alma Peterson; sisters, Margaret Compten, Marion Johnson; and brothers, Karl and Don Peterson.  She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Dale (Becky) Van Valkenburg, Doug (Sandra) Van Valkenburg, Dianne Van Valkenburg; grandchildren, Rachel, Hunter, Zachary, Holly, Sarah, Elijah and Luke; great granddaughter, Emery; sisters-in-law, Donna Peterson, Ilene Peterson, Joan Peterson, and many nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Friday, February 12 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, February 13, at New Life Baptist Fellowship Church, 6252 Burlingame Ave. SW, Byron Center, with Pastor Powers C. Payton officiating.  Interment will be in Fairplains Cemetery, Grand Rapids.  Contributions in memory of Idanne may be made to New Life Baptist Fellowship Church.  

1095 68TH ST SE


# Melissa 2021-02-11 00:18
I'm so sorry for your loss. It's hard to lose a parent but she is out of suffering. This gets me through the day with losing Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you for peace and comfort.

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