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“Dear Loretta and Family, We just learned of Steve's death and want to express to you our sympathy. We have many fond memories of time spent with...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Bob and Bonnie Hudson - IN

“I met Steve once, but had numerous phone conversations with him. He truly was a remarkable man that had a way with everyone to put a smile on their...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Terry Cunningham - PARKERSBURG, WV

“So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. Very smart man. Our prayers are with all of the family. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: JB Tool Die & Engineering - IN

“We are very sorry for your families loss.Our prayers for hope and solace are with you. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Hose & Automation - Fort Wayne, IN

“Loretta, Angela and family. I am sorry for your loss of a very nice man it was a privilege to know him. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Melinda Bowmar - Fort Wayne, IN

“I will miss my big (little) brother. Steve was always supportive, especially during difficult times in my life. He was always ready to give me a big...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jeannine Geans - Elk Grove, CA

“So sorry to hear of Steves passing! My prayers are with you for comfort and peace during this time. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Joe Updegrove - Ft. Wayne, IN

Steven Lee Stroup Sr., 79, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018 surrounded by family. Steve was a loving, caring, husband and father. Born in Sturgis, MI, to Walter and Mabel Stroup. Steve was the CEO of HVAC Machine Company. He was a member of Emmanuel Community Church. He was known for 36 patents he created for the HVAC industry. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Loretta Stroup, son, Steve (Laurie) Stroup of Fort Wayne, IN,daughter, Angela (Greg) Peck of Logansport, IN, brother Clay (Phoebe) Stroup of Indianapolis, IN, brother, Danny (Karen) Stroup of Bronson, MI, sister, Jeannine Geans of Elk Grove, CA, grandchildren; Victoria, Jessica, Jami, Steven, Timothy, Hannah, Benjamin, and Sarah; and great grandchildren; James and Emma. Steve was preceded in death by parents Walter and Mabel Stroup. Service is 1:00 pm, May 21, 2018 at The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Road with calling an hour prior. Memorials may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators or Crosswinds. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. To sign the online guest book, go to