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Service Information

 Patricia A. Eklund
Visitation: 11 - 1 pm Saturday, April 27, followed by the service at 1 pm at Good News Baptist Church
Service: 1:00 pm Saturday, April 27, at Good News Baptist Church, 6830 Eastern Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Cemetery: Riverside, Gibbon, Nebraska
Memorials: Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods, 2100 Raybrook St. SE, #300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 https://faithhospicecare.org/donate/

Patricia A. Eklund, age 89, of Grand Rapids, MI, went to be with her Lord on Monday, April 15, 2024. Patricia held a master’s degree in special education and taught in Gary, Indiana for 33 yrs., with a 1 yr. hiatus in 83/84 to teach at ECLA in Madrid, Spain. She participated in numerous mission trips to Russia in her retirement years.

She was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Eleanor and Earl J. Graves, and brother-in-law, Lavern "Bud" Yendra. Patricia will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Pamela Eklund; son-in-law, David Jones; grandchildren, Aiden Jones, Zachery Jones, Bee Jones; sister, Virginia Yendra; brother, Ervin J. "Buddy" and Betty Louise Stall; 11 nieces and nephews, their children and grandchildren. 

The family will greet visitors on Saturday, April 27, at Good News Baptist Church, 6830 Eastern Ave. SE, Grand Rapids MI 49508 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. followed directly by a memorial service at 1:00 pm with Pastor Terry Frazine officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Gibbon, Nebraska. Memorial contributions in honor of Pat Eklund may be made to Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods: https://faithhospicecare.org/donate/

STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 
Comments  
# Stephanie duvalward 2024-04-24 14:02
Pat was a precious friend of Ima sue duvall from Valparaiso. She stayed at our home many times, and we enjoyed her visits. She was a God Loveing prayer warrior..
We will miss her terribly, but she’s in perfect peace with our Lord and Savior
With love and prayers ,
Blessings from the children of Ima sue, Stephanie, mark and Angela.
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