Kiera Joyce Roof

February 2, 2011 ~ March 7, 2023

Kiera Joyce Roof was a loving and joyful spirit who brightened the lives of all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Her smile, laughter and spunk were gifts that will never be forgotten. Kiera found joy in listening to music, the feel of soft blankets and vibration toys, splashing around in the water, feeling the soft breeze and warm sun on her face, the excitement of downhill skiing, boating and tubing, and being loved on by everyone. She gave us a unique perspective on the daily activities we take for granted. Kiera attended the Ottawa Area Center for nine years where she touched the lives of staff and students; her impact will remain strong in their hearts. Many lives revolved around Kiera, and we are all grateful to be blessed with the gift of her life. At the young age of 12, Kiera was called Home by God on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 and is now fully restored in her Heavenly Home. Kiera will be lovingly remembered by her mother, Erika Simpson, father and stepmother, Ben and Ellie Roof; siblings, Liliana (16), Kaleb (13), Gavin (7), and George (5); grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am on Saturday, March 18 at the Basilica of St. Adalbert, 654 Davis Ave. NW, Grand Rapids with the Very Reverend Ronald Hutchinson celebrant. Relatives and friends may meet the family from 9:30 am until 10:45 am at the church, with a luncheon to follow Mass. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to DeafBlind Central or Renew Therapeutic Riding Center.

Saturday, March 18
9:30am - 11:00am

Basilica of St. Adalbert
654 Davis Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, March 18

Basilica of St. Adalbert
654 Davis Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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March 16, 2023 3:41pm
We are so unbelievably sorry for your loss. We will always be thinking of you and your family. Please know you are always in our thoughts and prayers.

- Jessica & Larry Field

March 14, 2023 11:58pm
So sorry for the loss of your beautiful angel. She was a sweet girl and we remember her fondly. Always loved seeing her smiling face when she and Simon would be in class together and take field trips together at OAC. Our prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time.

- Betsy and Simon McCaffity

March 09, 2023 8:04pm
I’m sorry to hear of Kiera’s passing. I had the honor and pleasure of working with her as an infant. I will never forget her amazing smile. Sending my deepest sympathy. Hugs to all of you.

- Jennifer Hall

March 09, 2023 10:05am
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Kiera. Please know that my thoughts, love, and prayers go out to you all.

- Kim Thomas

March 08, 2023 9:15pm
I'm so sorry for your loss. Kiera was a fun girl to work with and she brought joy to everyone. With sincere sympathy, Linda Cole

- Linda Cole

March 08, 2023 8:07pm
My heart is so sad to read of Kiera's passing. What a precious and well loved girl who gave such awesome snuggles. I was blessed to share a chapter of her early years at school and all my memories of her make me smile. My thoughts & prayers are with you Erika, Ben & Ellie, Kaleb and the rest of the family, thank you so much for sharing your sweet girl. May our Lord give you comfort in the difficult days/moments and bless you with His peace that passes our understanding. My deepest sympathy to each of you. Kim Sullivan

- Kim Sullivan

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