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 

 

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Service Information

Kenneth Koetje
Visitation: Monday, April 11, from 10:30 am to 12 noon prior to the funeral service at Stroo Funeral Home 
Service: 12 noon on Monday, April 11 at Stroo Funeral Home

Cemetery: Kent Memorial Gardens
Memorials: Guiding Light Missions, 255 Division Ave, South, Grand Rapids, MI https://guidinglightworks.org/ or Samaritas Chapel, 2000 32nd st. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 https://www.samaritas.org/Senior-Living/Locations/Grand-Rapids

Kenneth Koetje, age 93, of Grand Rapids, entered his heavenly home on Thursday, April 7, 2022. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean; parents, Cornelius and Jennie Koetje; brothers, Jay (Geraldine), and Henry; sister and brother-in-law, Margaret (John) Huttenga; sister and brother-in-law, Nellie (Louis) Troost; sister -in-law,  Irma Koetje; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Walt Troost, Lucille, Al Hoekwater, Doris Durkee, Jack Workman, Calvin Schutte.  He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Judy (Patrick) Fitzgerald, Ronald J. (Kim) Koetje, Randal (Raechelle) Koetje; grandchildren, Mark (Katherine) Fitzgerald, Morgan Koetje. Kara (Ken) McCarthy; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Audrey, and Jack Fitzgerald; sister and brothers, Angie Troost, Jim (Carol) Koetje, Tom (Norma) Koetje; sisters-in-law, Donna Workman, Norma Schutte; several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Monday, April 11, at Stroo Funeral Home, with visitation prior to the service from 10:30 am to noon. Interment will be in Kent Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Guiding Light Missions or Samaritas Chapel. 

STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 
Comments  
# Kurt Uhlenbrauck 2022-04-13 15:15
For over 12 years I worked with Ken at Kamp Oil. Many people will miss Ken dearly,. None more than his children and family. Ken had a wonderful personality, a great sense of humor, a strong work ethic, and a notable love for his Lord and Savior. He loved hunting and spending time with his family. He was a wonderful supervisor, a caring man and a dear friend. While a fellow employee notified me of his passing, it was after the funeral. Prayers of comfort for his family and the sure hope of eternal life with the Lord.
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