Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
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Beverly LaVonne (Caskey) Jupstrom
Visitation: At Stroo Funeral Home, Thursday, March 3, from 4 to 7 PM, also prior to the service at the church, Friday, March 4, from 10 - 11 AM at the church
Service: Friday, March 4, at 11 AM at Plymouth United Church of Christ, 4010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, 49508 

Cemetery: Pine Hill
Memorials: National Kidney Foundation of Michigan  1345 Monroe Ave NW #140, Grand Rapids, MI 49505  https://nkfm.org/

Beverly LaVonne (Caskey) Jupstrom, age 88, of Kentwood, MI, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; her brother, Robert Caskey.  Beverly is lovingly remembered by her daughters, Tami Savard, Debbie (Jerry) McGovern; god-daughter, Liz Hartley; grandchildren, Noah McGovern, Tom (Crystal) Savard, Julie (Bob) Williams, Jana (Ben) Groeneveld; 3 great grandchildren, Maxine, Jeremiah, Evangeline; many nieces and nephews.  Beverly was in the first graduating class of Michigan State University School of Nursing in 1956. She started working for the Kent County Public Health Department and then worked at Blodgett Hospital in the Labor and Delivery unit. She taught nursing at Blodgett School of Nursing until it closed in 1987, Grand Valley State University, Calvin College, Grand Rapids Community College, and finished her teaching and nursing career at the Christian Rest Home.  After 54 years of working as a nurse in the Grand Rapids area, she retired in 2010.  Beverly was a charter member of Sandy Pines Recreational Community. She volunteered at the Grand Rapids Public Museum and was a member of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ.  The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Jill, Brenda, Katie, Haley, Kellie, Phyllis, and Mike for the wonderful care they provided the past few years to Beverly.   Visitation will be held at Stroo Funeral Home on Thursday, March 3, from 4 to 7 PM, and also prior to the service at the church from 10 to 11 AM on Friday, March 4.  The funeral service will be held Friday, March 4, at 11 AM at Plymouth United Church of Christ, 4010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, 49508, with Rev. Rachel J. Bahr, officiating.  Interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation of Michigan. 

STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 
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