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

Ronald L. Nickels
Visitation: AT GREEN LAKE CALVARY CHURCH on Monday, November 8 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm 
Service: 4 pm Tuesday, November 9, at Green Lake Calvary Church, 608 145th Avenue, Caledonia 

Cemetery: Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
Memorials: Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya, 8401 Thomas Pike, Shelby, MI 49455

Ronald L. Nickels, age 78, of Caledonia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 5, 2021. Ron loved God, his family (especially his grandkids), farming, RED tractors, snowmobiling, and camping. He had an infectious laugh and will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, Reynold and Josephine; his first wife, Betty; his son, Brian; and four infant grandchildren. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 37 years, Jo Ellen; children, Denise (Brian) DeVries, Deb (Dirk) Bischoff, Doug (Mindy) Curtis, Eric Curtis; grandchildren, Tyler, Nicole, Austin DeVries, Aubrey, Seth, Jillaine Bischoff, Mackenzie and Owen Curtis, Max Curtis; brother and sisters, Alan Nickels, Sandra Knowles, Sharon (John) Dill; many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces. Visitation will be held at Green Lake Calvary Church, 608 145th Ave., Caledonia, on Monday, November 8, from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm. The funeral service will be held at 4 pm on Tuesday, November 9, at Green Lake Calvary Church, with Pastor Mark Smith and Pastor Dan Farnol officiating. Entombment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Ao-Wa-Kiya, Shelby, MI.

1095 68TH ST SE
# Rob Hewlett 2021-11-20 18:29
Ron was a great mentor, and big help when my late wife passedaway. Also a good farmer friend. I will miss him greatly.
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