Marty K. Stroup

Marty K. Stroup

MANSFIELD: Marty K. Stroup, 56, of Mansfield, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Mill Creek Nursing Center in Galion after an extended illness.

Born Sept. 1, 1957 in Columbus, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Shirley (Pickett) Sherman. She married Michael Stroup on April 3, 1998 and he survives.

Marty loved working in her flower gardens and making flower arrangements, she was an avid reader, was very good at decorative painting and everyone that knew her said she had a zest for life. She retired from General Motors in Ontario where she was a machine cleaner after 25 years of service.

In addition to her husband she is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Sherry Gatrell of Lancaster; one daughter, Heidi Gatrell of Mansfield; one stepdaughter, Suzy Sanders of Greenwich; one stepson and spouse, Jonathan and Carol Stroup of Mansfield; eight grandchildren; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Noel Sherman of Lexington and Doug and Teresa Sherman of Galion and one half sister.

Private services will be held for the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Richland County, 3025 Park Avenue West, Mansfield, Ohio 44906.

Arrangements are being handled by the Richardson-Davis Funeral Home in Galion. An online obituary and guest registry are available at

Funeral Home

Snyder Funeral Home, Richardson-Davis Chapel
218 S. Market Street Galion, OH 44833

Published in the News Journal on Oct. 21, 2013