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



Service Information

 Michael T. Fennema
Service: 2 pm Wednesday, October 5, at Winchester Cemetery, 1400 76th St. SW, Byron Center, MI 49316

Memorials: Streams Food Pantry, 280 60th St. Suite 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

Michael T. Fennema, age 73, of Byron Center, peacefully went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 11, 2022, surrounded by his family. A man of great faith, Mike was active in his church, Hillside Community Church, and serving at Streams Food Pantry. Mike served faithfully in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee in Vietnam. He loved to hunt, golf, fish, travel the world and spend time in the backyard. He enjoyed spending time with his family both in Michigan and North Carolina. Mike will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Carol; sons, Tim (Suzanne) Fennema, Tony (Marti) Fennema; grandchildren, Austine, Tyler, Elle, Erin, Parker, Drew, Davis, Dawson, Jessica (Brent) Whittney, Tiffiani (Brandon), Tyler; great grandchildren, James, Brooklynn, Forrest, Miriam, Rylan, Brahm, Lucille, Arbor, Luca; sisters, Judy (Bill) Booth, Barb Fennema, Linda (Arv) Klein; many nieces and nephews. A graveside committal service with Military Honors will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, October 5, at Winchester Cemetery, 1400 76th St. SW, with Chaplain Roger Bouma and Pastor Ron Kool officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Streams Food Panty, 280 60th St. SE Suite 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49548.

1095 68TH ST SE
# Ken and Pat Mansel 2022-10-05 16:58
It's with a very sad heart that I'm praying for Mike's
family's healing and strength in this time of sadness.
But, we look to the joy and hope of the resurrection!
Promised by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and the
assurance that Mike is in a better place in his heavenly
home. I looked at Mike asq2 a younger brother of which l never had a friend with whom l shared so many
# Terry& Carrie Seeley 2022-09-23 17:29
Sorry to hear of Mikes passing. Thoughts and prayers to you and the rest of the family.
# Kathleen Vondette 2022-09-19 21:44
Carol and family,
So sad to hear of Mike’s passing. May you find comfort and peace in all of your memories. You are all in my prayers. What a beautiful legacy he has left behind.
Kathleen(Seeley ) Vondette
# Michael Dunham 2022-09-17 22:30
So sorry to hear about Mike Margaret and I hope you find peace in this difficult time
.have many memories at the warehouse
God bless you and your family.
# Paul France 2022-09-15 19:26
Dear Carol,
I am so sorry for your loss. Mike was such a nice man. I always had fun talking with him. My sympathy to you and your whole family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. (We will be out of the state on the 5th)
# Sandra Nicely 2022-09-15 09:50
Love, thoughts and most importantly prayers…
# Karen Deweese-Smith 2022-09-15 01:05
Carol ~ may many good memories comfort you during this difficult part of your journey. I hope you also know that a lot of Prayer Warriors are here for you, though you may not know or see them, we are all lifting you and your family in prayer. Though I never met Mike, I know that you loved Mike greatly and were loved greatly by Mike.
Thinking of you.
# Chris and Jim 2022-09-14 15:13
Thoughts and prayers go with you, Carol and your whole family - God's mercy and peace to you
# John & Kim Olinger 2022-09-13 23:52
Sorry to hear of the loss of your dad just hold tight to Suzanne and the kids it will get easier with time. God bless you all.
# John and Elaine De J 2022-09-13 18:08
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mike always provided a strong testimony as to faith in Jesus Christ. We praise God for his life.
# George and Eunice 2022-09-13 16:01
Praising God for Mike’s life and his faith.
Surrounding each member of Mike’s family with prayers.
# Greg and Bonnie Dont 2022-09-13 15:32
Heartfelt condolences to all of you.
May he rest in eternal peace...
# Marc & Mary Faber 2022-09-13 14:48
Our prayers to the Fennema family. As Mike's cousin, I remember the fun times growing up near the Fennema Conclave. Recently renewing friendship over the past few years has been so nice!
Condolences to the Carol and the family!
# Cheryl and Don Debri 2022-09-13 14:08
Our thoughts and prayers to them and their families during this very difficult time. God Bless.
# Terry Slezak 2022-09-13 02:35
Condolences to the Fennema family. Worked with Mike at Meijer for 40 years.
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