Obituary of Eugene Strasburg
EUGENE HAROLD “PAT” STRASBURG
Eugene “Pat” Strasburg age 79 of Fort Atkinson passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019. He was born on November 19, 1939 in Jefferson, WI. The Son of the late Harold and Florence (Kurtz) Strasburg. He went to Jefferson High School. Eugene served in the Army 1957 – 1965. On July 30, 1983 Eugene married Carol Arians Jira at St Pauls Lutheran Church in Fort Atkinson, WI. She preceded him in death on September 9, 2016.
In 2004 Eugene Retired from Crepaco (Big Blue) in Lake Mills, WI after 40 years. Eugene enjoyed snowmobiling, bowling, playing sheepshead, camping, and woodworking. He loved watching NASCAR, Green bay Packers, and the Brewers. Eugene always had a smile when someone came to visit. Eugene loved spending time with his family and he loved holding the babies!
Eugene is survived by 2 brothers: Wayne (Sandy) Strasburg, and Lynn Strasburg both from Jefferson.
He is survived by his children; Karrie (David) Wehunt, Williamston, SC; Wanda (Dale) Austin, Mauldin, SC; Shawn (Heather) Strasburg, Fort Atkinson, WI; Stepchildren; Brian (Patty) Jira, Fort Atkinson, WI; Tracey (Joel) Kock, Omaha, NE, 14 Grandchildren & 15 Great grandchildren. He is further survived by other relatives & friends.
Eugene was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Jira Strasburg (2016). His parents, 3 brothers: Roger, Jim, and Harold Jr., 1 sister: Mary Smith
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am at St Paul’s Ev Lutheran Church, 301 S. High Street, Fort Atkinson, WI. Friends may call from 9am until time of services on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the church. There will be a luncheon following service.
In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Rainbow Hospice Care.
The Family would like to thank Reena Senior Living, Alden Estates of Jefferson, and Rainbow Hospice.
The Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson, WI is assisting the family, www.nitardyfuneralhome.com
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