Joe Stravers, age 94, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 11, 2017.
Joe served in WWII in the United States Navy on the USS CVE Hoggatt Bay. He moved to Holland in 1994 after living in the Lansing area for 20 years. He was a member of Graafschap Christian Reformed Church and retired from Alltel after 32 years of employment. He and wife volunteered for many years at the Thrift Center for Bibles for Mexico.
Joe is preceded in death by his loving wife, Pearl.
He is survived by his children; Rev. David E. & Janet Stravers, Ruth & Dan Dorn, Roger & Betty Stravers, and former daughter-in-law, Nina Stravers; 9 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; brothers, Rev. Dick & Ruth Stravers; sister, Janice & James Monsma; and sister-in-law, Lucille Stravers.
Funeral services are 3:00 pm, Wednesday, March 15 at Graafschap Christian Reformed Church, 5973 Church St. Holland, MI 49423, preceded by a time of visitation beginning at 2:00 pm. Rev. Stan Scripps to officiate. Burial to be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Mission India.