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

 Melvin J. Miedema
Visitation: Thursday, May 5, from 9:30 - 10:45 AM, prior to the service at Covenant CRC
Service: 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 5, at Covenant Christian Reformed Church, 7171 Willard Ave SE, Grand Rapids, 49548

Cemetery: Winchester
Memorials: South Christian High School Equipping Hands and Heart Campaign 7979 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Byron Center, MI 49315

Melvin J. Miedema, age 86, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. A beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Mel enjoyed spending time with his family. Together, they especially enjoyed water sports and boating. Mel was a gifted carpenter and had the privilege of building homes for many of his family members. He honorably served his country in the Army National Guard, discharging as a Sergeant after six years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Wilda; their infant son, Randall; his siblings, Arnold Miedema, Vernon (Kathy) Miedema; his in-laws, Harvey (Doris) Hyma, Gladys (Casey) Nieuwkoop, and Sylvia (Ron) Meulenberg. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Keith (Kristi) Miedema, Wayne (Dierdre) Miedema, Terri (Duane) Huitema, Jay (Glenna) Miedema, Kurt (Karina) Miedema; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his brother, Roger (Faith) Miedema; sister-in-law, Thelma Miedema; many nieces and nephews. Visitation with Mel's family will be held from 9:30 - 10:45 AM on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Covenant Christian Reformed Church, 7171 Willard Ave. SE, where the funeral service will follow at 11 AM, with Pastor Ron Kool officiating. The service will be live-streamed at Interment will be in Winchester Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to South Christian High School Equipping Hands and Hearts Campaign.

1095 68TH ST SE
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