Robert Stroupe, 78, of De Soto died Jan. 18, 2021, at the Villas in De Soto. Mr. Stroupe served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Amvets Post 48 and Elks Lodge 689. He was a retired salesman for Wease Distributing and a member of Hope United Church of Christ. Born July 3, 1942, in De Soto, he was the son of the late Alberta (the late John) (Stell) Stroupe Fisher and Woodrow “Woody” Stroupe. He was preceded in death by his wife: Donna Rae (Bradford) Stroupe.
He is survived by two children: Gaye Dennert of De Soto and Rodney Stroupe of De Soto; a sister: Shirley (Jack) Konnersman of De Soto; and two grandsons: Sean and Caleb Dennert.
Visitation is scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, in De Soto, with an Elks service at 6 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the funeral home. Burial is in the Woodlawn Cemetery in De Soto. Arrangements are under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.