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Grace Stromp

January 20, 1941 - September 1, 2016
Norton Shores, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Grace Elaine Stromp "Elaine", nee Detamore, Norton Shores, Michigan resident, age 75, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016, after enduring ovarian cancer, surgeries, and treatments since 2013.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Gary; her daughters Lisa Scott and Kristi (Phil) Parker; granddaughters Sarah, Emily, Bronte, Casey, and Jennifer grandsons Trevor and Jacob; and great-grandson Jensen. She was preceded in death by her daughter Michelle Michura who also had ovarian cancer; her son-in-law Jim Scott; her brothers Bill, Bob, and Gerry; and her sisters Clair and Mary Jo.

Elaine was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother whose greatest pleasure was spending time with those she loved. She enjoyed being with her family and loved the holidays the best with all her family gathered around. Elaine was born in Muskegon but spent a lot of her life in Grand Haven, Michigan. Everyone who knew her, loved her. Elaine and Gary loved sailing on tier sailboat and taking their RV to Florida.

The family would like to thank the parishioners and staff of St. Patrick Church in Grand Haven for the extraordinary kindness and love given to Elaine and her family as the family was dealing with 3 people with cancer at the same time.

Services will be held at St. Patrick and St. Anthony Catholic Church, 920 Fulton St, Grand Haven, MI 49417 on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10:00 am. Interment is at Lakeshore Cemetery, 17200 Lincoln St on October 8, 2016. Monetary donations can be sent to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance ( or your favorite charity.