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
www.blackmonument.com

Florists

Eastern Floral & Gift
(616) 949-2200 or toll-free (800) 494-2202
www.easternfloral.com

Ludema’s Floral
(616) 452-2961
www.ludemas.com

Sunnyslope Floral
(616) 457-5531 or toll-free (800) 765-9229
www.sunnyslopefloral.com

Holwerda Floral and Gifts
(616) 878-9696
www.holwerdaflorist.com

Wyoming Stuyvesant Floral
(616) 532-2315
www.wyomingfloral.com

Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Suites South
6569 Clay Ave. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(800) 875-6000
www.hiegr.com

Comfort Suites South
7644 Caterpillar Ct. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 301-2255
www.comfortsuites.com
 

Hampton Inn Grand Rapids South
755 54th St. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49509
(616) 261-5500
www.hamptoninn.com
  

Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Wyoming
2150 Metro Lane SW; Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 724-1234
www.hyattplacegrandrapidswyoming.com
 

Baymont Inn and Suites / Byron Center
8282 Pfeiffer Farms Dr. SW; Byron Center, MI 49315 
(616) 583-9535
www.baymontinns.com/hotel/17830

 

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Service Information

 Cornelius A. "Cornie" Leugs
Visitation: None 
Service: 4 pm Sunday, October 9, 2022 at The Chapel at Samaritas, 2000 32nd St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Cemetery:  Rosedale Memorial Park
Memorials: Samaritas Senior Living, 2000, 32nd St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 https://www.samaritas.org/

Cornelius "Cornie" A. Leugs, age 87, of Grand Rapids, MI, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Cornie's career was in teaching children; he served at several schools in the Kentwood Public Schools over 30 years, with his longest appointment at Valleywood Middle School, before retiring from Townline Elementary. Born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, Cornie became a United States citizen on his 19th birthday and proudly served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed a love of woodworking, stamp collecting, reading, and soil development – of which growing vegetables was a fortunate by-product. He was passionate about Christian faith and ministry throughout his life. He befriended others easily, and will be remembered by many for his genial disposition, open personality and genuine smile.


Cornie was preceded in death by his brothers, John Leugs and Andrew (Joan) Leugs; by his sister, Jan (Terry) Wiersma; and by former spouse, Dorie Leugs. He is lovingly remembered by his children, Michael (Ames) Leugs, Betsy (Brian) Carpenter, Tim (Amber) Leugs; by 9 grandchildren, Fisher (Afton) Leugs, Brian (Kathryn) Leugs, Ash Leugs, Sarah Carpenter, Ben Carpenter, Grace Carpenter, Tillie Leugs, Teddy Leugs and Bebe Leugs; by sister-in-law, Louise (John) Leugs, many nieces and nephews; and by first wife, mother of his children and lifelong friend, Esther (Dan) Bos.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday, October 9, in the chapel of the Samaritas Terraces building (2000 32nd St. SE, Grand Rapids, 49508), with Rev. Steve DeVries officiating. Interment will be in Rosedale Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Samaritas Senior Living of Grand Rapids, to aid in their mission of providing a safe and comfortable home to Cornie's many friends.

 

STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 
Comments  
# Patricia Diekevers 2022-09-22 01:14
To the Leugs family, I am so sorry for your loss May you experience God's loving arms and around you
Your loved one is with his Lord and Savior.in Christian love
Ken and Patricia sevensma Diekevers
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