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Ronald Strayer Obituary

Ronald Clarence Strayer
Ronald Clarence Strayer

August 25, 1944 - December 25, 2017
Born in Kendallville, IN
Resided in LaGrange, IN
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Ronald Clarence Strayer, 73, of LaGrange, IN died Monday, December 25, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, IN.

Mr. Strayer was born on August 25, 1944, in Kendallville, IN to Clarence L. and Rose Alice (Kitchen) Strayer.

Living his lifetime in LaGrange County, he was a farmer and had worked in the maintenance department at Mastercraft, Inc.

Mr. Strayer was a member of Plato United Methodist Church in rural LaGrange. He enjoyed his time with family, especially playing with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and playing lots of golf. He was involved with Little League Baseball in Stroh and LaGrange, and was an assistant girls’ basketball coach at Prairie Heights High School.

On July 10, 1966, in Sturgis, MI he married Sue Ann Carpenter; Mrs. Strayer survives in LaGrange, IN.

Also surviving are his children and their spouses, Steve and Jennifer Strayer of Crown Point, IN, Scott and Maggie Strayer of Mentor, OH, Jill Eddings of Cincinnati, OH, and John and Angie Strayer of South Whitley, IN; five grandchildren; his siblings and their spouses, Nancy Blackmore of Pueblo, CO, Judy and Howard Laflin of Howe, IN, Larry and Shirley Strayer of LaGrange, IN, and Don and Marti Strayer of Tampa, FL; two sisters-in-law, Sharon Strayer of LaGrange, IN, and Betty Strayer of Fort Wayne, IN; and a brother-in-law, Al Leazenby of Mexico, IN.

Preceding Ronald in death were his parents, Clarence and Rose Strayer; a sister, Shirley Leazenby; and two brothers, Jerry and Richard Strayer.

Funeral services will take place on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 10:00 am at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 W. Michigan St., LaGrange, IN with Rev. Mike Antal officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in LaGrange, IN.

Visitation will take place on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 3-7 pm at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Frurip-May Funeral Home
309 West Michigan St.
LaGrange, IN US 46761
Friday, December 29, 2017
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Frurip-May Funeral Home
309 West Michigan St.
LaGrange, IN US 46761
Saturday, December 30, 2017
10:00 AM
Greenwood Cemetery
100 S - IN 9
LaGrange, IN US 46761
Saturday, December 30, 2017