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

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

 Victor Paul "Vic" Balser
Visitation: Saturday, February 10, from 10 - 11 am at Stroo Funeral Home followed by the service at 11 am
Service: 11 am Saturday, February 10, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Cemetery: Private family interment in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens on Monday
Memorials: Michigan Veteran Homes of Grand Rapids, 2950 Monroe Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 https://www.michigan.gov/mvh/support/make-a-gift or Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook St. SE #300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 https://faithhospicecare.org/donate/

Victor Paul "Vic" Balser, age 80, of Caledonia, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Vic retired from North American Fuel Systems Remanufacturing. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1962 - 1965 and was a member of the Caledonia American Legion Post 305. He loved the Detroit Lions and Red Wings, but his most beloved team was the Ohio State Buckeyes. Vic enjoyed fishing, bowling, and spending time at the airport viewing area watching planes take off and land. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and LaRue Balser; and brother, Karl (Betty) Balser. Vic will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Barb; children, Kim (Ralph) VanderMei, Sherri (Jay) Nelson, Eric Paul Balser; grandchildren, Jamie (T.J.) Weiss, Danielle Balser, Jordan Nelson (fiance, Blake), Josh Quist, Zachery Balser, Noah Balser, Haley Quist, McKenna Nelson; one great-grandchild due in May; sister, Karen (Mark) Matheis; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 10, from 10 - 11 am at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, where the funeral service will begin at 11 am. Private family interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens on Monday. Contributions in memory of Vic may be made to the Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids or Faith Hospice.

STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 
Comments  
# Bob&Catherine Balser 2024-02-07 22:56
Please accept our deepest sympathies! I am sure Vic is reuniting with his Mom and Dad, his brother and my Dad somewhere in heaven. We lost a great cousin and a devout BUCKEYE fan.
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