Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
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Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 

 

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Service Information

 Jon G. "Don" Mc Bride
Visitation: Saturday, April 29, from 10 - 11 am at Stroo Funeral Home, followed by the memorial service
Service: 11 am Saturday, April 29, at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE

Memorials: Hope Network, PO Box 890, Grand Rapids, MI 49518-0890 or Gentiva Hospice, 625 Kenmoor Ave. SE #115, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Jon G. "Don" McBride, age 91, of Jenison, passed on Friday, April 21, 2023. Don served in the U.S. Coast Guard and volunteered for many years at the VA coffee shop. He worked 18 years with the Hope Network Transportation Department and enjoyed boating, traveling, and spending time by Lake Michigan. He was preceded in death by his son, Rick; his parents, Howard and Alice McBride (Miller); brother, Howard "Rex" McBride; father-in-law, Robert Morris; and brother-in-law, Michael Morris. Don was a great husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed by his wife of 36 years, Phyllis; children, Rhonda (Kevin) Brown, Michael McBride; step-children, Kimberly (Jimmy Vado), Kris Foerch, Kerri (Peter) Gilmet; 10 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; brothers, Tom (Helen) McBride, Ken (Marge) McBride; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Gloria (Gene) Dummer, Richard Morris, Bryan (Denise) Morris, Beth (Jeff) Pritchard; several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to especially thank Gentiva Hospice for their loving care of Don. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 29, from 10 - 11 am at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE, where the memorial service will begin at 11 am. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Network or Gentiva Hospice.

STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 
Comments  
# Gene Fitzgerald 2023-04-22 04:52
Steve McBride and I just visited Don a little over a week ago, he was in Great spirits and Steve and I had him laughing about the good old days at the cabin between Houghton Lake and Harrison, it was clear he knew what we had been discussing with him because he would laugh like oh yea I remember that. We talked about when they hauled the trailer up there, the Green Trailer we had next to it for years, the 6 wheel Argos, the doe with faun that we cut out of her as she was recently hit. His crazy younger brothers, Rex(Howard), Tom, and Ken and some of the crazy antics that went on in the Great white north. God bless uncle Don, may he be enjoying his eternal new life with our lord and savior in Heaven. May his family know that we all cared about him and his memories will remain with us all until we join him one day.
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