George VanStrien

February 26, 1921 ~
February 21, 2021

George VanStrien, age 99, of Grandville, passed into Glory on Sunday, February 21, 2021, five days before his 100th birthday, and went to be with his Lord and Savior. He was a hard worker and instilled in his children a good work ethic, honesty, and integrity. He proudly served his country in the Army during World War II. He was very devoted to his wife of 70 years, Edith who passed away this past November 30. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Kelly Kuiper; parents, Peter and Catherine VanStrien; brother and sisters, Peter VanStrien, Catherine Brouwer, Frances Van Liere, Betty Zandstra, Minnie Longstreet. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Judy and Ron Westra, Pete and Jan VanStrien, Mark VanStrien and Lynn Prouty, Lori and Dave Kuiper, George VanStrien; 15 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Bill Vogel, Dan and Laura Breuker. Funeral services will be held Friday 11 am at Heritage Reformed Congregation 540 Crescent St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, with Rev. Joel Beeke officiating. Live streaming of the service can be viewed on the church website at Burial Floral View Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family for an hour of visitation prior to the service at church. Please be considerate of social distancing and mask guidelines. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Plymouth Christian School Foundation or Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary.