Barbara J. Stroup

January 10, 1930 ‒ June 04, 2014

Galion, Ohio

Barbara J. Stroup, 84, of Galion passed away Wednesday morning, June 4, 2014 at Mill Creek Nursing center in Galion where she has resided for the past couple of years.

She was born January 10, 1930 in Galion and was the daughter of Howard and Beatrice (Hinkle) Grubaugh.  On March 1, 1946 Barbara married Richard Stroup and he preceded her in death 2001.

She was an avid bingo player, enjoyed traveling, gardening and especially liked her cats. Barbara was a member of the American Legion Scarbrough Post 243, Auxiliary in Galion.

She is survived by children, Michael Stroup of Mansfield and Judith (Ludwig) Vanderhart of California, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

At her request no services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crawford County Humane Society.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel is honored to serve the family of Barbara J.  Stroup family, and private condolences to them may be made online at:


  • Im sorry to hear of the loss of a good person. I remember when aunt barb took me clothes shopping one yr for school. She also let me spend the night with her and uncle gene. I do have fond memories of her. Sorry for her childrens loss.