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

Walter L. Richards

Service:

Please join us for a

CELEBRATION OF LIFE

honoring

Walter Lee Richards

July 10, 1932 - April 29, 2021

Saturday July 17, 2021; 2:00 pm

American Legion Roger B Chaffee

2327 Byron Center Ave, SW

Wyoming  MI  49519



Memorials: Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, 3000 Monroe Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 https://www.michiganveterans.com/

Walter L. Richards, age 88, of Kentwood, Michigan, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, April 29, 2021.  Walter was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on July 10, 1932, and was the sixth of eight children born in the family.  He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, who fought in Korea with the Army Corps of Engineers, building bridges.  Walter moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1956, and married, Carol Maxine Birgy, on August 23, 1957, in Kalkaska, Michigan.  Walter will lovingly be remembered by his wife, Carol; children, Robin (Doug) Mellema, Brice Richards, Jamie Madaj, Staci (Ray) Lapp; grandchildren, Shyla (Zach) Dunson, Shane (Lorae) Richards, Jordan Richards, Zach Madaj, Haley (Austin) McKenna, Lexie Madaj, Travis Lapp, Maddie Lapp; great grandchildren, Arron Owen Vincent, Carson Vincent, Rylee Dunson, Stella Lapp.  Due to current restrictions, a memorial service will be held at a later date.  In honor of Walter, memorial contributions may be made to Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, 3000 Monroe Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 

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