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Colleen G. Strope

February 20, 1971 — August 22, 2022

Colleen G. Strope

Colleen G. Strope, age 51, of Chamois, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday, August 22, 2022, at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jefferson City.

 

Colleen was born February 20, 1971, in Jefferson City, a daughter to the late Elmer and Jane (Kaullen) Keilholz.

 

Colleen was a 1989 graduate of Chamois High School.

 

On March 16, 1993, she was united in marriage to Rodney L. Strope in Linn. He preceded her in death on May 21, 2021.

 

Colleen was employed for over twenty-five at as a preschool teacher at Chamois Head Start and Bailey’s Learn in Play in Loose Creek.

 

Colleen enjoyed cooking, watching the birds, tending to her flower garden and being a teacher but her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. 

 

Colleen is survived by: one son, Zachary Strope and his fiancée Alexys of Chamois; one daughter, Tiffany Perrey and her husband Justin of Linn; bonus daughter,  Ashley Strope and her fiancé Eddie of Chamois; five grandchildren, Daylynn Perrey, Kenton Perrey, Keegan Fain, Riley Fain, and Andi Honey; three brothers, Joe Keilholz of Chamois and his friend Verda Rogers, David Keilholz and his wife Sandra of Chamois, Jeffrey Keilholz and his wife Jennifer of Chamois; one sister:  Deborah Keilholz and her friend April Joni of Fulton; four brothers-in- law, Keith Strope of Morrison, Greg (Ruth) Strope of Linn, Jeff Strope of Jefferson City, Dana Strope of Linn; three sisters-in-law, Yvonne (Dale) Haslag of Linn, Kim (Larry) Kever of Bonnots Mill, and Stephanie (Richard) Eichholz of Westphalia as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. 

 

In addition to her parents and husband of twenty-eight years, Colleen was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, father-in-law and two sisters-in-law.

 

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at Morton Chapel in Chamois with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Eddie Schoeneberg officiating.  Interment will follow in the Deer Creek Cemetery near Chamois.

 

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Family of Colleen Strope.

 

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel in Chamois, (763-5522)

www.mortonchapel.com

 

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

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Burial

Thursday, August 25, 2022

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Highway K, Chamois, MO 65024

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