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

Robert A. "Bob" Persenaire
Visitation: Thursday, January 13, from 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home; and on Friday, January 14, from 10 - 11:15 am prior to the service at Harvest Orthodox Presbyterian Church
Service: 11:30 am Friday, January 14 at Harvest Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 950 52nd St. SW, Wyoming, 49509

Cemetery: Blendon Cemetery, Ottawa County

Robert (Bob) A. Persenaire, age 77, of Wyoming, Michigan went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Bob was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to offer hospitality and entertain and lend a helping hand. He was quick to tease and had a strong sense of humor. He was a firm believer in the Lord throughout his life and experienced much joy singing hymns. Bob graduated from Calvin College and worked for UPS as a delivery driver until he retired. He was preceded in death by his brothers and in-laws, Case and Jean Persenaire, Ted and Gladys Persenaire, Dave and Joyce Persenaire, Neal Helmus, Pearl VanStedum, James and Eileen VanStedum, and Jan VanStedum.  Bob will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Carol of 56 years; his children, Linda (Tom) Wolfe, Cheri (Steve) France, Philip Persenaire, Mary (Dave) Faber, Adam (Stacy) Persenaire; his 17 grandchildren; brother, Adrian (Delia) Persenaire, Philip (Lois) Persenaire, Paul (Iris) Persenaire; sister, Jess Helmus, Betty (Harry) Vriend, Dorothy (Art) VanderKruk, Helen Persenaire; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Gene VanStedum, Herman (Phyllis) VanStedum, Sharon (Marvin) VanDeWeert, Janice (Bob) Decker, Ernest (Rodi) VanStedum, Robert (Katie) VanStedum, Doug (Marianne) VanStedum, Ken (Dorothy) VanStedum, and Cyndi (Jerry) Pio. The family will greet visitors on Thursday, January 13, from 6-8 PM at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508. The funeral service will be held Friday, January 14, at 11:30 AM with a luncheon following at Harvest Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 950 52nd St SW, Wyoming, MI 49509.  There will be visitation at Harvest OPC from 10-11:15 AM prior to the service.


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