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


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Service Information
Walter R. Hayen
Service: A Celebration of Walter's life will take place on Sunday, August 28, from 1:30 - 3:00 PM, at Rock Urban Church (Youth Building) 3710 Chicago Dr. SW, Grandville, MI 49418

Cemetery: Kent Memorial Gardens

Walter R. Hayen, age 95, of Hudsonville, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, August 4, 2022. Walter proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He retired from the C&O / CSX Railroad after 30 years of service. Walter will be lovingly remembered by his children, Barbara (Thomas) Sipka, Dawn (Keith) Mellberg, Carolyn (Scott) Evans, Alan (Kristin) Hayen; step-children, Debbie (Gary) Gregory, Brian (Rhonda) Ellsworth, Jeff Ellsworth; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Hain; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Isobel; his second wife, Jean; his parents and siblings.  A Celebration of Walter's life will take place on Sunday, August 28, from 1:30 - 3:00 PM at Rock Urban Church (Youth Building), 3710 Chicago Dr. SW, Grandville, MI 49418.  Interment will be in Kent Memorial Gardens. 

1095 68TH ST SE
# Gale Hood 2022-08-23 02:57
Condolences to Barb and her family on the death of her father. Wishing you peace as you go through this difficult time.
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