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Beckwith Hills CRC Organ Fundraiser
2100 Chelsea Rd NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
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Life Story / Obituary
Mr. Michael Rhoda, age 54, of Grand Rapids went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore (Norma) Rhoda; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Preston (Frances) Hollenbeck. Mike is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Kathy; daughters, Kimberly (Ryan) Schmidt and Keri (Jeremy) Parish; granddaughters, Abrianna and Sophia Schmidt. Also surviving are his sister, Mary Jo (Robert) Schierbeek; nieces and nephews, Alex (Jenna) Schierbeek, Joseph Schierbeek, Nick Schierbeek, Elizabeth Schierbeek, Sara (Paul) Grabbe, and Caleigh Bouk; sisters-in-law, Linda (Ron) Bolt and Susan Sanders; brothers-in-law, Larry Sanders and John Sanders; aunts; uncles; cousins; and his best buddies “you know who you are.” Mike enjoyed golfing, running, bowling, and many outdoor activities. A special thank you to Dr. Alan Campbell and his wonderful staff. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 AM on October 1st, 2015 at Beckwith Hills Christian Reformed Church, 2100 Chelsea Rd NE. Friends and family are invited to visit with his family from 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Wednesday at Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes, 1833 Plainfield NE and for one hour prior to the service at church on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Beckwith Hills CRC Organ Fundraiser. Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to leave a memory, photo or sign the guestbook online.