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 


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Service Information

Timothy Marc Oele

Visitation: Monday, September 27, from 11 am - 1 pm at Calvary Church Chapel, 707 East Beltline Ave. NE with the service following at 1 pm
Service: 1 pm Monday, September 27 at Calvary Church Chapel

Cemetery: Findlay Cemetery, Ada, MI
Memorials: The Salvation Army, 2500 S. Division Ave. Grand Rapids, MI 49507 

or Mel Trotter Ministries, 225 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Timothy Marc Oele, age 67, of Ada, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 16, 2021, with his family by his side. Tim was born on August 3, 1954, in Grand Rapids, MI, the fourth of six children born to Joseph and Sylvia Oele. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Andy VanAusdall, Marlene Oele, Lee Marshall; and his parents-in-law, David and Tillie Vanderveen. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 38 years, Mary; his children, Joshua and Elizabeth Oele, Rachel and Gabriel Hull; his granddaughter, Tatiana Burbridge, with another grandchild on the way; his brothers and sisters, Jerry and Trudy Oele, Ronald Oele, Sandi Marshall, Barb and LeRoy Johnson, Luanne and John Hoekzema; his sisters-in-law, Susan and James Droge, Cherry and Craig Talsma; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation with Tim's family will be held at Calvary Church, 707 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, on Monday, September 27, from 11 am - 1 pm, and will be followed by the funeral service at 1 pm in the Chapel at Calvary Church. The service will be officiated by Tim's brother-in-law, Pastor LeRoy Johnson. Interment will be in Findlay Cemetery, Ada, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army or Mel Trotter Ministries.


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1095 68TH ST SE
# Paul Z. Uzarski 2021-09-25 15:04
I learned so much from Tim in the funeral industry. May he rest in peace. JMJ.
# Jim Bauschke 2021-09-23 16:55
I knew Tim at Heritage through my work with Batesville Casket Company. Tim did a lot of fine work during his career, much of it behind the scenes. He was a busy man and didn't have a lot to say most of the time. I always enjoyed seeing him and will miss him.
# Joe Buysse 2021-09-21 23:15
I got to know Tim when he worked at Heritage. He was a good person. My condolences to his family.
# Steve McCowen 2021-09-21 18:41
Always enjoyed talking to Tim, whenever I drove up from Kalamazoo to Heritage. He was a good person, and appreciated the care he helped give families.
# Melanie Prins 2021-09-20 19:08
So enjoyed working with Tim over the years and appreciated his work immensely. He was a special soul and could certainly make us smile! Rest easy good man!
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