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

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


Diekevers both22

Service Information

 Karen Joy Diekevers (Remelt)
Visitation: Sunday, January 21, from 2 - 4 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, and Monday, January 22, from 10 - 11 am at Second Byron Center CRC followed by the funeral service at 11 am
Service: 11 am Monday, January 22, at Second Byron Center Christian Reformed Church, 7588 Byron Center Ave SW, Byron Center, MI 49315

Cemetery: Dorr Cemetery
Memorials: Second Byron Center CRC Benevolent Fund, 7588 Byron Center Ave SW,  Byron Center, MI 49315

Karen Joy Diekevers (Remelts), age 79, of Dorr, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, January 19, 2024. Karen loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and traveling. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sheri; parents, John and May Remelts; and sister, Gayla Taylor. Karen will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 61 years, Gordan; children, Doug Diekevers, Julie Diekevers, Mike (Stacey) Diekevers; grandchildren, Katie Dekker, Doug Diekevers, Jr. (Anastasia Banks), Abby (Tyler) Whitmire, Ridge (Jess) Cremeans, Cody (Heather) Cremeans, Lexi (Dylan) Martin, Steven Meza, Lauren Meza (Nana), Colton Diekevers, Gage Diekevers, Koert Diekevers, Nash (Mia) Diekevers, nine great grandchildren; sisters, Rosemary (Jim) Nettenstrom, Bonnie (Burt) Houseman; brother-in-law, Steve Taylor; and many nieces and nephews. The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, January 21, from 2 - 4 pm at Stroo Funeral Home; and on Monday, January 22, at Second Byron Center CRC, 7588 Byron Center Ave. SW, from 10 - 11 am prior to the funeral service beginning at 11 am. Rev. Rick Vanderwal officiating. Interment will be in Dorr Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Second Byron Center CRC Benevolent Fund.  


1095 68TH ST SE
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