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

 Shirley P. Hayward
Visitation: Tuesday, August 9, from 6 to 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home
Service: Wednesday, August 10, at 10 am at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Cemetery: White Chapel Memorial Park, 621 W. Long Lake Rd., Troy, MI 48098
Memorials: En Vivo Church  525 Cheshire Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI  49505

Shirley P. Hayward, age 90, of Kentwood, MI, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 6, 2022.  Shirley was an active member of the Kentwood Senior Center.  She loved scrapbooking and gardening and was a member of the Iris Society.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Harlem I. Hayward, and Alter M. (Payner) Hayward; and her former husband, Michael Watycha.  Shirley is lovingly remembered by her life partner of 43 years, Rev. Linda J. Stoner; children, Theresa and Kurry Coker of Tennessee, John and Janet Watycha of Michigan, Randy and Grace Watycha of Michigan; 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Hayward of Kentucky; many nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held at Stroo Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 9, from 6 - 8 PM.  The funeral service will be on Wednesday, August 10, at 10 AM at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508.  Rev. Ricardo Tavarez will officiate.  A service, followed by burial, will take place at 2:30 PM, Wednesday, August 10, in the chapel at White Chapel Memorial Park, 621 W. Long Lake Rd., Troy, MI, 48098.  Memorial contributions may be made to En Vivo Church, 525 Cheshire Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505,

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