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Lyle J. Strasser

Lyle James Strasser, 98, of Sigourney, died Sunday November 29, 2009 at the Manor House in Sigourney.  He was born August 3, 1911 near What Cheer to Irwin and Ida White Strasser.  He attended What Cheer High School.  On February 25, 1936, he married Nellie Marie Struble in What Cheer.  They lived and farmed near Keswick for many years, and moved to the Sigourney area in 1958.  He worked for Strohman John Deere, Starry Implement, Kingsbury Homes, the Sigourney School District, and drove a school bus.  He was a member of the Lancaster Christian Church, and served on the church board.
   He was preceded in death by his wife Nellie on January 20, 1992, his parents, a son LeRoy Strasser, a son-in-law Howard Sanner, daughter-in-law Irma Strasser, seven brothers, Hank, Marion, Marvin, Morris, Cleo, Warren, and Sylvan Strasser, two sisters Ruth Sparrow, Esther Koch, and a granddaughter Juanita Mathews.
  He is survived by two daughters Delores “Dee” and her husband Don Barnhart of Oskaloosa, Donna Sanner of Chariton, two sons LaVerne and his wife Kathy Strasser of Hamlin, Larry and his wife Joann Strasser of South English, many grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren.


Funeral Service: Friday at 10:30 A.M. at the Lancaster Christian Church
Burial: Sixteen Cemetery near What Cheer
Visitation: Thursday after 3:00 P.M. Holm Funeral Home Sigourney
Memorials: Manor House Care Center or Lancaster Christian Church





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