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Harry M. Stroops
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1908
Browning
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 9, 1997
Canton
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

***Obituary has been edited by Kaye to remove names of those thought to be still alive. Anything in square brackets has been added by Kaye.***

CANTON -- Harry M. "Sol" Stroops, 88, of 616 VanWinkle Drive died at 6:30 a.m. Friday, May 9, 1997, at his home.

Born July 18, 1908, in Browning to George C. and Florence Pearl Justus Stroops, he married Lois G. Cleer on Nov. 17, 1939, in Kahoka, Mo. She died Sept. 4, 1979. He also was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers.

He later married Georgia Fouts on Dec. 22, 1979, in Canton. She survives. [She died 8 Dec 2000, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois]

Surviving are one stepson; one stepdaughter; six stepgrandchildren; 16 stepgreat-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great-grandchild; and two sisters, Lela Belville of Astoria and Alma Sayers of Beardstown. [both sisters have passed away since this obituary was published].

He worked at International Harvester in Canton for 21 years.

He made and played violins and was recorded playing old- time fiddle music by the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Canton Assembly of God Church. The Revs. Earle Black and Allen Worlin will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 tonight at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria and one hour before services at the church. Burial will be in Summum Cemetery.

Peoria Journal Star, The (IL)
Date: May 10, 1997
Edition: ALL
Page: D9
Record Number: 0000243149
Copyright (c) 1997 The Peoria Journal Star, Inc.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Lois Geraldine Cleer Stroops (1913 - 1979)
  Georgia Taft Snider Stroops (1909 - 2000)
 
Burial:
Summum Cemetery
Summum
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Kaye
Record added: May 02, 2009
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