Geraldine Vicki (Briggs) Kropf, age 73 of Grand Rapids, formerly of Lowell, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Dorothy Briggs. She is survived by her children, Lori Wiedner, John (Natalie) Wierenga, Luanne (Paul) Strauss, Lisa (Jeff) VanHaitsma, Rachel (Misty Sweet) Kropf; stepson Eric (Mindy) Kropf; siblings Ann (Don) Schneider, Pat (Bernie) Hendrick, Howard (Barb) Briggs, Rick (Carol) Briggs; grandchildren John (Andreen), Matthew (Kyleigh), Jason, Josiah, Zeb, Ezra, Jed and Abi Wierenga, Casey, Alec and Aspen Strauss, Jessa and Kassidy VanHaitsma, Tayah, Dakota and Marley Fritch; and great-grandchildren Dahmari and Samuel. Memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 26, at Lowell United Methodist Church, 621 E. Main St., Lowell, MI 49331. The family will greet friends and relatives one hour prior to the service at the church. Rev. Alan Flowers officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959; Grand Rapids Right to Life, 2340 Porter St. SW, PO Box 901, Grand Rapids, MI 49509-0901; or the American Cancer Society, 129 Jefferson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.