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 



Service Information

Ricardo Lee Vargaz 
Service: Held at a later date

Cemetery:  Ft. Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan

Ricardo Lee Vargaz, age 68, of Grand Rapids, went to be with his loving Savior on Monday, November 16, 2020. Ricardo served in the U.S. Marines. He will be remembered as a charismatic father, husband, brother, and friend. Ricardo loved reading, good music (especially blues), and spending time with those he loved. He was preceded in death by his mother, Pauline Vargaz. He is survived by his loving wife, Evon Vargaz, his children, Rebekah (Ryan) Wallace, Erich (Jennifer) Vargaz; four grandchildren; his father, Leo (Darlene) Vargaz; siblings, Phil (Terese) Vargaz, Nannette Wiltjer, Darla (David) Kilgore, Linda (Ken) Lynema, Jennifer (Craig) Tiller, and many nieces and nephews. He will be buried at Fort Custer National Cemetery in honor of his military service.  A celebration of his life will be held at a future date.

1095 68TH ST SE


# Judi Ann Rypma 2020-11-24 07:45
I still remember Rick/Lee's charm, wit, and kindness from decades ago in high school. Condolences to the entire family, and especially to Rebekah and Erich.
# Timothy Broderick 2020-11-23 17:32
My most sincere condolences regarding the passing of Ricardo. A man with enthusiasm for business and the love of his family.

My prayers are for you, your tour family, and Ricardo.

Respectfully - Tim Broderick
# Larry Brewton 2020-11-23 14:18
I am stunned and deeply saddened to learn of Ricardo's sudden passing.
I have known and worked with Ricardo in the past. He was a tremendous friend, and colleague.
Although I never met his prayers are with her and the rest of Ricardo's family.
# Kevin and Jan Zoerho 2020-11-21 19:37
So sorry for your loss Evon and family! Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers through this very difficult time!
# Lori Kraai 2020-11-21 17:27
Oh, Evon, I’m so sorry to hear of your great loss and sadness. My heart is sad for you and goes out to you. My friend, I hope you can feel the embrace sent via this electronic message board and know you are in my prayers.

# Kathleen Feeney 2020-11-21 03:17
Dear Evon and family—
My heart breaks for all of you! I was privileged to be a small part of your life together by presiding at your marriage celebration! We will hold you all close in thought and prayer as you learn to live without him. May the grace and peace of Christ, which surpasses all understanding, guide and comfort you, and may the passage of time help to soften the sharp edges of your grief. With love to you and Nan—
Kathleen, John snd family

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