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

Kenneth Dwaine Van De Griend
Visitation: Saturday, November 25, from 3 - 5 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th St. SE
Service: 2 pm Monday, November 27, at First Byron Center CRC, 8541 Byron Center Ave. SW. Byron Center, MI

Cemetery: Winchester
Memorials: Fellowship of the Word

Rev. Kenneth D. Van De Griend, age 79, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, November 22, 2023. Ken was a pastor and missionary for 54 years serving many Christian Reformed Churches as well as mission work in Southeast Asia. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Wanda; children, Tom (Cheryl) Van De Griend, Jeanie (Jim) Heethuis, Cory (Angela) Van De Griend; 13 grandchildren; one great grandchild; brothers and sister, Alvin (Marcia) Van De Griend, Roger Van De Griend, Irma (Bernie) Fedders, Lyle (Lois) Van De Griend; sister-in-law, Jeannie (Gerald) Van Der Vliet; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Bernice Van De Griend; sister-in-law, Betty Van De Griend; and brother-in-law, Lloyd Beimers. The family will greet visitors on Saturday, November 25, from 3-5 pm at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th Street, SW, Grand Rapids, MI. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Monday, November 27, at First Byron Center Christian Reformed Church, 8541 Byron Center Ave., SE, Byron Center, MI, with Dr. David Murray and Rev. Richard Hartwell officiating. Interment will be in Winchester Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Ken may be made to Fellowship of the Word.

1095 68TH ST SE
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