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John A. Stryker

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“John hasd a great laugh and was always in a good mood! Fun to be around! He's gone to soon! ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Thomas - kalamazoo, MI

“Let us celebrate Johns life and not his passing.John was a care free spirit and would want us all to remember him with Happiness and fun!!! Love ya...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Heather Bolding - Clinton, IN

“Remembering the good times at Eagle Lake and basketball in '57. Sending our sympathy and Love. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Bob & Peg Hoogendoorn - MI

“I was so lucky to have the chance to know John. He was a wonderful man. I am so sad to hear of his passing. And to his family, I love you all and my...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Skelton - Vicksburg, MI

“Bless your family in this time of grief.And may peace be with you. Ben, Rena, Chelsea,and Courtney. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Benjamin Rhoades - kal, MI

“though all the memories that we had all shared with you the laughs the smiles i know your up there smileing down on all of us and i am honerd to say...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Nicole - battle creek, MI

“We will sure miss John. He was a wonderful next-door neighbor. It will be hard to replace him....it's not every neighbor that has a garage floor...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bob and Kristen Mannes and family - MI

“Dave and Doug I am so sorry that your dad "crossed over" but I am not sorry that he is no longer suffering as his journey was full of much emotional...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Schaner - Kalamazoo, MI

“Our thoughts are with John's sons, John was a friend of ours for over thirty years before he moved up to Traverse City. He was a fun-loving guy who...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Stanley Woodard - Schoolcraft, MI

“To John's Family: I am truly sorry for your loss, may John be at peace and in God's hands until we all meet again. He was a good friend to my...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Elsa Corsi - Paw Paw, MI

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STRYKER, John A. Traverse City, Michigan Formerly of Kalamazoo, Michigan John died Friday, February 5, 2010, in Traverse City. He was born December 9, 1938, in Kalamazoo, MI the son of John and Anna (Hamminga) Stryker. John served in the US Army from 1957 to 1959 and then worked for Pepsi until his retirement in 1999. He was preceded in death by his parents. Surviving are: two sons, David (Jannette) Stryker of Plainwell and Douglas J. Stryker of Comstock; eight grandchildren, Nichole Stryker, Rebecca Jones, Lauren Jones, Rachelle Jones, Leise (Brian) Rosman, Alison Grimmer, Mitchell Grimmer, and Suzanne Grimmer; a great-grandson, Caleb Stryker; a sister, June (Art) Scheffers; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held 2:00 Friday afternoon at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th St., with Pastor Jim Dyke, officiating. Burial in Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park will follow services. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6-8pm at the funeral home. Please visit www.langelands.com to leave a condolence to the family. 269-343-1508

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