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 

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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


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Service Information

 James "Jim" E. Hoeksema
Visitation: At Stroo Funeral Home, Tuesday, August 9, from 10 to 11 AM, prior to the service
Service: 11 AM, Tuesday, August 9, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, 49508

Cemetery: Kent Memorial Gardens
Memorials:  Grand Rapids Home for Veterans  2950 Monroe Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

James "Jim" E. Hoeksema, age 87, of Cutlerville, MI, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.  Jim proudly served in the U.S. Army Corps. Of Engineers from 1954 to 1956.  He enjoyed playing his saxophone in the Military Band, and at many churches throughout his life.  Jim worked for 29 years at Sullivan's Tile Mart, one year at Klingman’s, and also at the family hardware store, "Hoeksema Hardware", in Dorr, MI.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Reinder and Tena (Hop) Hoeksema; sisters, Carole Hoeksema, Marlene Nyenhuis; brother, Ron Hoeksema.  Jim will be dearly missed and remembered by his very loving wife of 62 years, Trudy; children, David J. Hoeksema, Daniel P. (Suzanne) Hoeksema, Debra S. (Ron) Kerkstra; grandchildren, Emily Joy Hoeksema, Jacob Daniel Hoeksema; brothers, Dennis Hoeksema, John (Mary) Hoeksema; sister-in-law, Minie Hoeksema; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Don Nyenhuis, Janie Quist, Wilma Quist.  The family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday, August 9, from 10 to 11 AM, prior to the service, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, 49508.  The funeral service will begin at 11 AM, on Tuesday, August 9.  Interment will be in Kent Memorial Gardens.  Memorial contributions in honor of Jim may be made to Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. 

1095 68TH ST SE
# Rich Avery 2022-08-09 17:08
I’m so sorry I could not attend the service for Jim. I was blessed to know him for many years through Kentwood Community Church. He was very generous with his time and a friend to all who knew him.
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