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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Service Information

 Gerri (Lemmen) Kamps

Visitation: Thursday, January 11, 2024, from 4 - 7 PM at Stroo Funeral Home
Service: None 

Cemetery: Allendale

Memorials: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 3949 Sparks Dr. SE, Ste. 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-6110

Gerri (Lemmen) Kamps, age 72, passed away on January 5, 2024, after a 15 year battle with breast cancer, and is now with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Gerri was born on January 29, 1951, to Herman and Shirley Engelsman. She graduated from Zeeland High School and Butterworth Hospital School of Nursing. She worked at Butterworth Hospital for 40 years before retiring, and found immense joy in helping others. Gerri has gone on 40 mission trips around the world, working with those who were in need. Surviving are her children, Doug and Julie Lemmen, Steve and Denise Lemmen; her daughter-in-law, Amy Engelsman; her grandchildren, Jackson, Bryce, Landon, and Eden; her sisters, Sandy and Harlan TenHarmsel, Patti and Jim Laansma, Judy and Paul VanHorn; several nieces and nephews. Per Gerri's request, cremation has taken place and there will be no memorial service. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, January 11, from 4 - 7 PM at Stroo Funeral Home, 1095 68th Street SE, Grand Rapids. Private interment will be in Allendale Cemetery. Gerri wanted everyone to remember her love for her family and her sense of humor. Her greatest desire was for everyone to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior so she can see you in Heaven. Please be happy for her. She has no more pain and no more tears. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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# Carl Hilton 2024-01-10 19:54
Always a blessing, Thank-you Geri for your wisdom insight and sharing your love for Jesus
# Joan kamp 2024-01-09 12:10
Gerri will be missed by me as a friend who I worked with at Butterworth Hospital/Spectr um Health and in many Facebook posts. She was always talking about her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Tears
# Amanda K Stressman 2024-01-06 17:03
You are now Home free of all suffering. You fought a good fight Gerri - may you now rest in His peace.
# Amanda K Stressman 2024-01-06 17:02
RIP Gerri - With your Lord and Savior you fought a good battle. May you now enjoy good health in your new Home - RIP dear one.
# Kristine Meyers 2024-01-06 16:52
So sorry for your loss. I will miss her friendship but rejoice with you in knowing she is now whole and with her Savior.
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