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 


Bowl of Beauty

Service Information


Geraldine Nila (Rawlings) Patterson

Committal Service: 2 pm Wednesday, May 5, at Dutton Cemetery, 7000 Hanna Lake Ave. SE

Cemetery: Dutton Cemetery
Memorials: The Smile Train, 633 Third Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017


Geraldine N. (Rawlings) Patterson, age 81, of Dutton, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Geraldine had a firm belief in the Lord. She was a loving mother and grandmother who was kind and helpful. She enjoyed caring for others and made many friends in her work as a nurse’s aide. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Clara Rawlings; brother, David Rawlings; and daughter-in-law, Mildred Patterson.  She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Dale Patterson, Annette and Randy Reckeweg, and Beth and John Wolf; many grandchildren and great grandchildren, and a great-great grandson; two sisters, Gloria Crumback and Vivian Sims; her brother, Ronald Rawlings; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. A graveside committal service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 5, at Dutton Cemetery, 7000 Hanna Lake Avenue SE, with Pastor Todd Smith officiating. Contributions in memory of Geraldine may be made to the Smile Train, 633 Third Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017

1095 68TH ST SE

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