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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Karen A. Wilhelm


Visitation: Wednesday, August 11, from 5 - 8 PM and Thursday, August 12, from 2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM at

Stroo Funeral Home, 1195 68th St. SE, Grand Rapids, 49508

Karen A. Wilhelm, aged 76, born and raised in Flint, MI; was called to her heavenly home on Sunday, August 8, 2021. Karen was a talented artistic person who enjoyed painting, quilting, upholstery, and sewing. She owned and operated a photography business. She loved to cook, bake and garden. Her parents, John and Lucille Buterakos; brothers, Buddy, Gust; and sister, Chrissy; preceded her in death. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother; she will be deeply missed by her husband of 55 years, Richard; children, Christian Wilhelm, Patrick (Melissa) Wilhelm, Adam (Brigitte) Wilhelm, Kara (John) Meade, Jordan (Neal) Graves; grandchildren, McKenna, Aaden, Adrienne, Camryn Wilhelm, Greyson, Emmett, Owen Meade, Noah, Kendall, Ella Graves; great grandchildren, Zeeken, Brinley; sisters and brother, Sharon Leighty, Susan Spencer, Colleen Firman, Markos Buterakos, Athena Drury; and many nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Wednesday, August 11, from 5 to 8 pm and Thursday, August 12, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th Street, SE; Grand Rapids, MI 49508.

1095 68TH ST SE
# Matt and Kasey Emery 2021-08-15 00:04
She was so talented and loved!!! So sorry for your loss!
The Emery’s
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