In loving memory of

Stephen L. Stropes
March 6, 1955 - November 21, 2022

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Stephen L. Stropes, 67, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022, at his home.

There will be no services at this time. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family, in care of Connie Hill. Online condolences for the family may be left at

Steve was born on March 6, 1955, in Salem, Missouri, the son of Karrol and Bernice Bryant Stropes.

Steve liked motorcycles. He enjoyed going camping and fishing.

He is survived by his sister, Connie Hill and her husband, Richard, of Muscatine, his niece Tabitha Strohm, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Madeline, Shirley, and Nancy; brothers, Larry, and Lanny; a brother in infancy; and a niece, Marcella Hill.


Twila Marshall wrote on Dec 1, 2022:

"Blessings to you and the rest of Steve's family. Steve was a very good friend of my husband and me. We will miss him deeply. "

Michael Phillips wrote on Nov 28, 2022:

"Connie and Dick I am so sorry to hear of Steve's passing I wish I had your phone number so I could call you God Bless Mike Phillips"

Nancy Taube wrote on Nov 25, 2022:

"Connie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Nancy Kemper Taube "