Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
Dean J. Strawn, 66, Celina, died at 5:40 a.m. Feb. 1, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
He was born Nov. 10, 1945, in Van Wert County, to Harley and Erma Harp Strawn. On April 23, 1993, he married Carel Snyder, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are a sister-in-law Twila (Russell) Lehman, Rockford and several niece and nephews.
Deceased are two brothers, Tennyson Strawn and Jerry Strawn.
A 1964 graduate of Ohio City High School, he was co-owner and operator of Chat Home Restaurant for 34 years.
He was a member of VFW, American Legion, Moose Lodge, and Eagles Aerie in Celina and Rockford. He was a member of the American Motorcyclist Association and was an avid rider for more than 40 years.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Randy Swanson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Chained Eagles of Ohio or to Abate of Ohio.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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