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
www.blackmonument.com

Florists

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

Ludema’s Floral
(616) 452-2961
www.ludemas.com

Sunnyslope Floral
(616) 457-5531 or toll-free (800) 765-9229
www.sunnyslopefloral.com

Holwerda Floral and Gifts
(616) 878-9696
www.holwerdaflorist.com

Wyoming Stuyvesant Floral
(616) 532-2315
www.wyomingfloral.com

Hotels

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

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

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

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

Baymont Inn and Suites / Byron Center
8282 Pfeiffer Farms Dr. SW; Byron Center, MI 49315 
(616) 583-9535
www.baymontinns.com/hotel/17830

 

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Service Information

Sarah Jane Brearley (Copper)
Visitation: Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 8 pm at the Stroo Funeral Home and on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 10 to 11 am at Leighton Church
Service: 11:00 AM, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Leighton United Methodist Church, 4180 2nd Street, Caledonia, MI 49316

Cemetery: Lakeside Cemetery, Caledonia, MI


Sarah Jane Brearley (Cooper), aged 85, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at home with loved ones by her side. Sarah was born on November 8, 1935 to Reed and Rita Cooper. After attending Caledonia Schools; she married Amos Brearley Jr. on July 11, 1953. She worked many years at Sears & Roebuck all the while farming with Amos and their children. She was a hard worker, who loved being outside, gardening, canning, and had a passion for making maple syrup. Sarah was a great baker; she always had a pie at any gathering and was famous for her rolls and potato salad. She had a wealth of knowledge and shared it with everyone. Preceding her in death were her beloved husband, Amos; grandson, Zachary; parents, Reed and Rita Cooper; brother, Roy; and sisters, Ruth and Doris. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Sally (Doug) McClure, Larry Brearley, Bob (Marva) Brearley, Doug Brearley; 14 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; siblings, Ruby House, Dorothy Brearley, Arlene Tudor, Rog (Pat) Cooper, Marlene (Tom) Purdy; and many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to her caregiver, Janice, who she shared a special bond with and so lovingly took care of her for many years. And to her nephew, Dale and Kim Betz, who helped her out in more ways than we know. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Leighton United Methodist Church, 4180 2nd Street, Caledonia, MI, with family friend, Joyce Hawkins, officiating. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery. The family will greet visitors on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th Street, SE; and on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 10 to 11 am at Leighton Church.  

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

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