Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
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Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 



Service Information

Laurie Denise (Pessman) Ybema
Visitation: Monday, October 4, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, also prior to the service on Tuesday, October 5, from 10 to 10:45 AM, at Trinity URC
Service: 11 AM, Tuesday, October 5, Trinity United Reformed Church, 7350 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Caledonia, 49316

Cemetery: Maplewood
Memorials: Trinity URC for the support of missionaries Katie DeJong or David Meengs

On Wednesday evening, September 29, 2021, Laurie Denise (Pessman) Ybema, age 54, went to her eternal home to be with her Lord and Savior. Laurie was born on October 5, 1966 in Morrison, Illinois. She was educated at Morrison Community Schools, Mount Saint Clare College, and Dordt College. Laurie's passions in life were her grandchildren, church life, homeschool educating her daughters, gardening, and walking outside. Above all, she loved the Lord and her family. She was preceded in death by an infant child, two infant grandchildren, and her father-in-law, John Ybema. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Marty; her children, Adrianna Ybema, Karrie and Keith Kloosterman, Jonalyn and Michael DeJong, Grace Ybema, and Elizabeth Ybema; her precious grandchildren, Noah Kloosterman and Hannah DeJong; her parents, Arlyn and Jane Pessman; her sisters, Brenda and Allen Schaver, Sally and Tom Byrnes; her mother-in-law, Ann Ybema; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Steven and Patty Ybema, Janeen and Rev. John Klompien, Arthur and Julie Ybema, Charles and Kelly Ybema; and many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Visitation will be held at Trinity United Reformed Church (7350 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Caledonia, MI 49316) on Monday, October 4, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM, and on Tuesday, October 5, from 10 - 10:45 AM prior to the service, which will begin at 11 AM Tuesday, and will be officiated by Laurie's brother-in-law, Rev. John Klompien. The funeral service will be live-streamed by visiting and clicking on "Live Stream". Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Hopkins, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity URC for the support of missionaries Katie DeJong or David Meengs.

1095 68TH ST SE
# Dave and Penny Blain 2021-10-03 23:43
Our deepest heartfelt condolences and prayers to your family. So sorry for your loss.
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