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 



Service Information

Elaine R. Stroo

Visitation: Friday, October 8, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home
12 noon, Saturday, October 9, at First Cutlerville Christia
n Reformed Church, 1425 68th St. SW

Cemetery: Blain

Memorials: Legacy Christian School, 67 68th St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548 

Elaine R. Stroo, age 84, of Cutlerville, was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Elaine was an instrumental part of the family's success. She was a teacher for many years at various schools. She enjoyed gardening, traveling, cooking, and going to the Grand Rapids Symphony and Civic Theater.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Celeste Rykse; brother and sister-in-law, Robert (Jackie) Rykse; and brother-in-law, Roy Calvin Nichols. Elaine will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 54 years, John; her children, Christine Anderson, John A. Stroo, Robert Stroo; granddaughter, Nicole; and grandson, C.J.; sister, Marilyn Nichols; sister-in-law, Glennys (Myles) Kuperus; and many nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Friday, October 8, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 9, at First Cutlerville Christian Reformed Church, 1425 68th St. SW, with Rev. Ken VanWyk and Rev. Josh VanDrunen officiating. Interment will be in Blain Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Elaine may be made to Legacy Christian School. 

1095 68TH ST SE
# Maxine Brink 2021-10-13 20:29
John, you and Elaine have been in our prayers for years and now we will continue to hold you up for peace and comfort. Lots of love, Micky
# Wayne McWilliams 2021-10-09 12:40
John; We are so sorry to learn of Elaine's passing. May God, family and friends comfort you in this very difficult time.

Wayne & Karen
# Thomas Folkert 2021-10-06 18:53
Joh, Rob, and families; I am sorry to hear of Elaine's passing. May she rest in peace and rise in glory.
# Robert Lake Sr 2021-10-05 17:09
Dear John so very sorry to hear of Elaines death. I wish I could be there for you but am having hip surgery on Thursday if we can help in anyway please let know . Our prayers with you and your family . You guys have always been there for us God Bless Bob

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