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


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Service Information

 Henry John Blacquiere III
Visitation: Wednesday, February 14, from 5 - 7 pm at Stroo Funeral Home; and Thursday, February 15, from 10 - 11 am prior to the service at Gun Lake Community Church
Service: 11 am Thursday, February 15, at Gun Lake Community Church, 12200 W M 179 Hwy, Wayland, MI 49348 

Memorials: Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook St. SE, #300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Henry John Blaquiere III, age 73, of Shelbyville, entered his heavenly home on Friday, February 9, 2024. Henry owned Blacquiere Masonry Co. for 40 years. He loved being with his family, motorcycling, boating, having coffee with his friends, traveling to Florida for the winter, and going to the waffle house with his grandkids. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Catherine Blacquiere; his brother, Robert Blacquiere, and infant son, Johnathon Blacquiere. Henry will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 49 years, Gloria; children, Maaike (Joseph) Dombrowski, Marcie (Scott) Masselink; grandchildren, Katherine, Calvin Dombrowski, Westyn, Aidyn, Oaklyn Masselink; brother, Bill (Carol) Blacquiere; sister, Mary (Bryan) Prins; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Jane Blacquiere, Gregory (Deb) Geukes, Gary Geukes; many nieces, nephews, and close friends. The family will greet relatives and friends from 5 - 7 pm on Wednesday, February 14, at Stroo Funeral Home, and on Thursday, February 15, from 10 - 11 am at Gun Lake Community Church, 12200 W M 179 Hwy, Wayland, where the funeral service will begin at 11 am. Pastor Dan Beyer will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice.


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