John E. Stroup, 93, formerly of Scircleville, Ind., died April 30, 2017 at his home in Wawaka, Ind. Born October 29, 1923 in Clinton County, Ind. to Gale Stroup & Beulah (Hargrave) Stroup. He married Sally Coffman on October 26, 1945 in Dayton, Ind. and she survives.
John was a 1941 graduate of Scircleville High School. He lived in Scircleville for 43 years before moving to Steinbarger Lake in Wawaka. John worked for Chrysler in Kokomo for 31 years, retiring in August of 1981. He attended Scircleville Methodist Church, was a lifetime member of Moose Lodge #7, and #685 Union Member in Kokomo. John was a diehard St. Louis Cardinal fan and Purdue fan. He was a woodworker and liked to fish and travel. He loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday May 5th at Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604-1242 envelopes will be available.
Wife: Sally Stroup of Wawaka, Ind., Son: Bill (Jane Ann) Stroup of Columbia City, Ind., Daughter: Linn Berg of Bremen, Ind., Brother: Robert (Dorothy) Stroup of Frankfort, 4 Grandchildren: Dave (Tatjana) Berg of Warrenton, VA, Josh (Nichole) Stroup of Round Rock, TX, AJ (Stephanie) Berg of Henderson, NV, Kathleen (Kyle) Heimann of Decatur, Ind., 9 Great Grandchildren: Tessa & Aleks Berg, Marko & Eleanora Berg, Falon & Rex Stroup, Sebastian, Francis, and Xavier Heimann.
3 brothers, Gale Stroup, Richard Stroup, Willis Stroup, a sister, Loleta Mohler and a son-in-law, Jerry Berg.