Rosemarie Stroup

August 7, 2021

Rosemarie Stroup, 90, of rural Kirklin, died August 7, 2021 at Homewood Health, Lebanon, Indiana.  She was born October 4, 1930 in Rossville, Ind. to Manson & Pearl (Stinebaugh) Calloway.  She married Gale Stroup Jr. on September 3, 1950 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on October 13, 1998.

Rosemarie attended Rossville schools and was a 1948 graduate of Frankfort High School.  She was a lifelong Clinton County resident.  After graduation, Rosemarie went to work at Farm Bureau in Frankfort and was a cook at Scircleville Schools. She was then a homemaker and helped her husband farm.

Visitation and Services

A Celebration of Life will be held at 5 p.m. August 28, 2021 at the Michigantown Christian Church, 108 W. Second St., Michigantown, Ind. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main, St., Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Michigantown Christian Church.

Survived by:

2 Daughters: Sandra (Jeffrey) Smith of rural Kirklin, Shirley (Denise Abshire) Stroup of New Palestine, IN, 2 Sisters: Lelah Russell of Kokomo, Joan (James) Tarkington of Frankfort, 3 Granddaughters: Lauren (Blake) Pullen of Frankfort, Amanda (Micah) Cline of Frankfort, Crystal Mihay of Kirklin, 6 Great Grandchildren: Jackson & Jacoby Pullen, Levi & Lucas Cline, Ayana Flowers, and Ariella Bolian.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her infant son, Robert Stroup, 7 brothers, Jesse, William, Troy, Robert, Sylvester, Joseph and Emmett Calloway and a sister, Velda Moulton.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Rosemarie Stroup”

  1. Debbie Ewing August 9, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    Sandy and family,
    So sorry to hear about Rosie’s passing. I have so many fond memories of her and Gale. She had an infectious laugh that I can still hear. Many hugs to you all in this difficult time!

  2. Laurenda Whitcomb August 9, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    Dear Friends,
    So very sorry for your family’s loss. We will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    Tom & Laurenda Whitcomb

  3. Larry & Pat Newton August 10, 2021 at 10:16 am

    We are sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Phil and Gloria Crum August 10, 2021 at 7:12 pm

    So sorry to hear of Rosemarie’s passing.
    With Sincere sympathies.

  5. Phyllis & Clair Johnson August 11, 2021 at 9:40 am

    Many happy memories with Rosie and Gale. We went to the State Fair together many times. There was no need to tally the Bridge scores, Rosie always won. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family.

  6. Sue Vawter August 11, 2021 at 10:46 am

    So sorry to hear of her passing. I’m her sister in law Nina’s, sister Sue. Think of you often, Lilly. Gods blessings

  7. Karen & Frankie Pilley August 12, 2021 at 5:27 pm

    Sorry to hear about your loss.The family will be in our prayers. God bless.

    Frankie and Karen Pilley

  8. Rose Maria Candia August 13, 2021 at 3:28 pm

    Sandy, Jeff, Lauren & Amanda,
    You know how much both Rosie and Gale meant to me. I’m sorry that I won’t be able to attend the Celebration of Life service in person but I will be there in my heart. I’m so glad that I recently visited with Rosie. Love to you all.

  9. Marlene Reeder August 20, 2021 at 2:44 pm

    Sandy, Jeff and family, Sorry to see your mother has passed. Cherish your wonderful memories. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

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