Joan Knowles Troelstrup 1929 - 2011 Tallahassee, Fla.
A Celebration of Life service for Joan Knowles Troelstrup, 82, Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Lawrence, Kan., was Wednesday at Culley’s MeadowWood Funeral Home in Tallahassee. Burial was at Culley’s MeadowWood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Troelstrup died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, in Tallahassee.
She was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Columbia, Mo., the daughter of Sam and Nadine Knowles.
After graduating from Stephens College in Columbia, Mrs. Troelstrup worked as an administrative assistant for the Florida Senate and later was a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed photography.
Survivors include two sons, William W. Troelstrup and Mike and wife Lynne Troelstrup, all of Tallahassee; a daughter, Terry Edmondson, Lawrence; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, former Lawrence Police Chief William A. Troelstrup. They shared 61 years of marriage.