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

James A. Lytle
Visitation: Friday, April 2 from 2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM at Heritage Christian Reformed Church 
Service: Saturday, April 3 at 11 AM at Heritage Christian Reformed Church 3089 84th St SW, Byron Center

Cemetery: Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
Memorials: Kindred Hospice 625 Kenmoor Ave SE #115, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or Visiting Angels 1514 Wealthy St SE STE 270, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

James A. Lytle, age 72, of Kentwood, MI, entered into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Ethel Lytle; step-mother, Ruth C. Lytle; sister and brother-in-law, Kathie (Richard) Makowski.  James is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ruth; children, Julie (Ken) Knight, Jodi (Jeff) Haase, Amy (Chris) Francis; grandsons, Lucas Haase, Parker Francis, Cooper Francis; step-brother, Jack Benner; nephews, Jason and Mark Makowski.  James proudly served in the U.S. Navy and enjoyed fishing, boating, camping and woodworking.  He had a great sense of humor and always had a joke to tell.  After 28 years of service, James retired from Steelcase.  Visitation will be held on Friday, April 2, from 2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM at Heritage Christian Reformed Church, 3089 84th St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315.  The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 3, at 11 AM, at Heritage Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Bob Bolt officiating.  Memorial contributions in honor of James may be made to Kindred Hospice or Visiting Angels.

1095 68TH ST SE

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