December 10, 2020
Jerry Jerome Stroup, 82, passed away on November 27, 2020, in Colfax. He was born on August 4, 1938, to Charlie Mae Price and David Jerome Stroup in Morganton, North Carolina. His father came home after his service in the Navy, bundled up his family and came west to LaCrosse where he worked as a farmhand for his uncle, Luther Wise.
Jerry went to school in LaCrosse, 1st – 12th grade. He enjoyed going to Boys state and he participated in 4H. He worked after school and in the summer for the Don Camp farm. The family attended the Methodist church and later the Baptist church in Colfax which...