Mr. and Mrs. Earl Gordon Stroup of Champion, celebrated their 70th anniversary Dec. 13, 2012.
Earl G. Stroup and the former Virginia Sharp, both life-long residents of Trumbull County, were married Dec. 13, 1941, in Greenup, Ky.
Mr. Stroup served in the European theater in World War II with the 7th Army and retired from Stroup Bros. Excavating Co.
Earl and Virginia Stroup
Mrs. Stroup retired from Warren General Hospital.
The couple have two children, Jacquelyn Games of Amherst and David of Newton Falls. They also have three grandsons, a granddaughter and three great-granddaughters.