Wednesday, July 12th, 2006
Richard L. Strickler, 79, of Middle Point, died at 7:15 p.m. July 10, 2006, at Celina Manor.
He was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Decatur, Ind., to Hobart and Esther August Strickler. On Nov. 15, 1947, he married Pauline Smith, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Barry, Middle point, and Doug A., Coldwater; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Mark in 1996; and two grandchildren.
He retired March 30, 1984, after 36 years of service at CASAD Depot, New Haven, Ind., where he was a fireman, checker and maintenance worker. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy stationed in Hawaii during World War II. He was a member of American Legion of Homer Pierson Post 207, Willshire.
Services are 3 p.m. Thursday at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, Ind., the Rev. Robert Shook officiating. Burial is in Decatur Cemetery. Military honors will be presented by the American Legion.
Calling is after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Indiana.
Condolences can be sent at www.zwickjahn.com.