Margaret L. Stropes

Born: Tuesday, March 22, 1921
Passed: Sunday, November 5, 2017

11/16/2017 | 10:00 am -
Alpine Lutheran Church 


Margaret L. Stropes, 96, of Rockford, passed away November 5, 2017. Born March 22, 1921 in Racine, WI, the daughter of Clifford and Roselind (Bernard) Ludlow. She married James R. Stropes on September 10, 1945 in Racine, WI; he predeceased her August 11, 2017. Margaret worked as a hairdresser. She was a member of Alpine Lutheran Church where she was active in Lutheran Church Women and the Church Visitation Committee.

She is survived by her son, James R. Stropes, Jr.; sister, JoAnn Lee; brother-in-law, Harland Lee; and nieces, Kristin (Randy) Ott, Kathryn Ong, and Karen (Jerome) Sheets, and other loving family and friends.

Memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Alpine Lutheran Church, 5001 Forest View Ave., Rockford, with Rev. Dan Wynard officiating. Memorials may be made to Alpine Lutheran Church.