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

 Phyllis J. VanderLaan
Visitation: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 from 10 to 11 AM at the funeral home
Service: 11:00 AM Thursday, February 23, 2023, at the Stroo Funeral Home

Memorials: Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook St., SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Phyllis Jean VanderLaan, age 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 17, 2023.  Phyllis was a long time member of Brookside C.R.C. and enjoyed volunteering her time with church ministries.  She loved meeting her friends for lunch and other activities.  Her husband, Wayne; grandson, David Boles; and sister, Lois Dykstra; preceded her in death.  Phyllis will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Brenda VanderLaan, Belinda (Matthew) Van Dore; grandchildren, Michael, Cory, and Taylor Van Dore; great-grandson, Brayden Boles; sister, Leone Vellenga; and many nieces and nephews.  The family will receive visitors on Thursday, February 23, 2023, from 10 to 11 am at the Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th Street, SE, Grand Rapids; where a service of celebration will begin at 11:00 am. Pastor Paul DeVries will officiate.  Contributions in memory of Phyllis may be made to Faith Hospice. The family wishes to thank the staff of Raybrook Manor and Faith Hospice for the exceptional care they provided to Phyllis. 

1095 68TH ST SE
# Kim Ball 2023-02-22 17:50
Dear Brenda, Belinda, Bryan & Family,
We're so sorry about the loss of your Mom. Aunt Phil was a wonderful Aunt, she always made us smile , we could talk to her and she had the best laugh. She will certainly be missed by our family. My prayers are with you all in this difficult time.
Love you,
Scott & Kim
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