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

 Rita Marie Herrygers
A private family service will be held  
Cemetery: Dutton
Memorials: Camp Blodgett  528 Bridge St NW #6, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Rita Marie Herrygers, 91, passed away on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, 2023.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; son, Billy; granddaughter, Christina; her parents; and siblings. She is survived by her children, Arlie (Ray) Connaughton, John (Judy) Herrygers, Cinda (Phil) Schoonbeck, Vanessa (Randy) Derks, Brenda Herrygers, Jude Herrygers, Rita Davis, and Sandra Herrygers. Gram was loved by her grandchildren, Misty Vos (Roger Sackrider), Melanie (Mike) Mazzola, David (Kelly) Schoonbeck, Steve (Heather) Herrygers, Molly (Jeff) Teszlewicz, Katie (Matt) Wallace, Scott (Krista) Herrygers, Alison (Robert) Latta, Brian (Marybeth) Derks, Patrick (Allie) Connaughton, Kayla Davis (Bobby Fuller), Colleen Connaughton, Jamie Herrygers, and Alyssa Davis. GG cherished her great-grandchildren, Rylan, Brayden, Marec, Sammy, Cade, Jeffery, Lexi, Will, Aaron, Nate, Vinny, Lily, Adam, Maddie, Abby, Elly, Mara, Barrett, Calvin, Ellie, Andy, Johnny, Brinley, Caroline, Henry, Burke, and Sadie. Rita loved to cook and bake for her family. She shared her cooking talents with St. Andrews School and Altar Society, Aquinas College, Calvin College, Camp Blodgett, and many friends. She loved animals, especially her cat Little Baby. Rita’s family would like to thank the staff at Holland Home Breton Woods for taking such great care of her.  A memorial service will be held at the end of March. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Camp Blodgett.

1095 68TH ST SE
# Jane Schaner 2023-03-27 16:46
Love you Aunt Marie!
# Jane Schaner 2023-03-27 16:28
Remembering all the good timeswe had with our 2
# Jane Schaner 2023-03-27 16:09
Rest in Peace Aunt Marie.
Mom and Dad and Aunt Ruth and Uncle Ed
will be happy to greet you in heaven.
Grandma Arlie and Lester feel honored to have had
your service on their birthdays.
Thinking of you Aunt Marie. Love You.
# Louise Schaner 2023-03-26 19:45
My dearest Aunt Marie - I know you are in heaven with Dad. I am so sorry we did not know about this loss but my heart is with the family. May you rest in peace. Love, Wease
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