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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 Donald "Don" C. Haviland
Memorials: Alzheimer Association 4081 Cascade Rd SE Suite 400, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 OR Kindred Hospice, 625 Kenmoor Ave., Se, Suite 115, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Donald "Don" C. Haviland, age 83, of Grand Rapids, MI, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2022.  Don enjoyed hunting and working on cars with his son, Rob.  He was a longtime member of Carlisle United Methodist Church.  Don worked at Rapistan, where he retired after 38 years of service.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Nellie Haviland; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert and Donna Jackson; brothers-in-law, Robert Thorington, Art Jankowski, Bud Dukes, Fay Jackson; and sister-in-law, Phyllis Jackson.  Lovingly remembering Don is his wife of 63 years, Annabelle; children, Robert (Cindy) Haviland, Teresa (Chris) Hathaway, Jody (Rick) Swanberg, Donda Schippers-Noel; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Thorington, Mary Jankowski, Virginia Dukes; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Edna Jackson, Roberta (Jerry) Bruinekool, Clifford (Kay) Jackson, Will (Patricia) Rodgers, Clesson (Mary) Jackson; many nieces and nephews; and his fur baby, Teddy.  In accordance with his wishes, there will be no services.  Memorial contributions in honor of Don may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Kindred Hospice.   

1095 68TH ST SE
# Josie Bakerricketts 2022-10-20 00:55
Ann I just saw this on my Facebook and I am so very sorry to hear about Don’s passing You guys have had a very long wonderful life together and I hope that that will give you some peace.
# Sue Kniss 2022-10-17 13:44
Oh, Annabelle, I am so sorry. May he rest in peace, and I hope you can find some consolation from your incredible life together.
# Barbara Cobb 2022-10-16 13:16
My condolences to the whole family may God bring peace to your hearts and minds in this sad time
# Christina McDonald 2022-10-16 00:26
Rest in peace Uncle Don. You were always so sweet and kind.
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