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

Marvin L. VanderWall

Visitation: Thursday, October 7, from 5 - 8 PM and Friday, October 8 from 10 - 11 AM prior to the service at Princeton CRC
Service: 11 AM, Friday, October 8, at Princeton Christian Reformed Church

Cemetery: Fort Custer
Memorials: VanderWall Education Scholarship at Davenport University 6191 Kraft Ave SE, Grand Rapids,MI 49512

Live Stream Address Marvin VanderWall Funeral | October 8, 2021

Marvin L. VanderWall, age 86, of Caledonia, MI, entered Heaven on Monday, October 4, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Ted Christman.  Marvin will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years, Virginia; sons, Curtis (Diane) VanderWall of Ludington, MI, their children, Nick (Holly) VanderWall, Alyssa (Aris) DeVecht, Hunter VanderWall;  Breton (Carol) VanderWall of Grand Rapids, MI, their children, Rachel VanderWall, Zachary (Sara Katherine) VanderWall, Elizabeth (Joshua) Vanderkamp; great grandchildren, Kelsey, Ruthie, Judah; brothers, David (Martha) VanderWall, Dirk (Jone) VanderWall both of Byron Center, MI; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jack (Gerry) Thornton, Dianne Christman; many nieces & nephews.  Marvin proudly served in the U.S. Army.  He dedicated many years to education at Grand Rapids Public School and Davenport University.  He loved life and was an avid hunter, hobby pilot, and a sports fan, especially for U of M.  Marvin was a long time member of Princeton Christian Reformed Church where he was actively involved.  The family will greet visitors on Thursday, October 7, from 5 - 8 PM, and on Friday, October 8, from 10 - 11 AM, at Princeton CRC, where the service will begin at 11 AM, 5330 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, 49508.  Rev. Bert Van Antwerpen will officiate.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VanderWall Education Scholarship at Davenport University. 

Live Stream AddressMarvin VanderWall Funeral | October 8, 2021

1095 68TH ST SE
# Elmer Vruggink 2021-10-08 13:41
virginia Sorry to read about Marvs passing.. I have
many great momories our times together at GRPS
and Davenport.Praye rs for you and the family.
# Barbara Mieras 2021-10-08 11:56
Marv was a good person and an enjoyable colleague at Davenport. He lived a good life.
# Barbara Mieras 2021-10-07 21:06
Marv was always an enthusiastic colleague during the years we worked together at Davenport University. He was a kind and caring person. My sympathy is extended to Marv’s.
# andrew carey family 2021-10-06 14:29
So sorry for your loss. Marv was a good friend and co worker with my father Tom at Davenport.
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