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


McGrath Michael55

Service Information

Michael Joseph McGrath
Visitation: Saturday, September 18, from 1 - 2 PM, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, 49508 followed by the service at 2 PM
Service: 2 PM, Saturday, September 18, Stroo Funeral Home

Cemetery: Blain Cemetery
Memorials: JNF Kidney Cancer Foudation, PO Box 50127, Jacksonville, FL, 32240, or Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

On August 27, 2021, cancer took the life of Michael Joseph McGrath, age 68, after a 15-month battle. Mike was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He spent his working career as a manufacturing engineer in West Michigan at companies including Herman Miller, Steelcase and Pridgeon & Clay. First and foremost, Mike’s deepest love was his family. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. Mike will be deeply missed by his wife of 45 years, Ruth (Barnes). He also leaves behind sons, Ryan (Julie) and Kyle (Caela); along with grandchildren, Brennan, Elijah, Grayson, Isabel and Emersen; his mother, Margaret McGrath; brothers and sisters, Kathy Morris, Terry (Lori) McGrath, Patty (Chris) Auger, Dan McGrath, Kevin (Roslyn) McGrath; brother-in-law Jeff Barnes; sister-in-law, Deb Barnes; many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert McGrath. Mike will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Family and friends will gather to celebrate Mike’s life with visitation on Saturday, September 18, from 1 - 2 PM, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, 49508 followed by the memorial service at 2 PM. Memorial contributions are suggested to JNF Kidney Cancer Foundation at or to Faith Hospice.

1095 68TH ST SE
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