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Myrlin K. Strassburg, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019, after a brief illness and in the loving care of his family. Myrl was born on July 15, 1926 in Niagara Falls, NY, the son of the late William G. and Emma E. [Trippensee] Strassburg of Pekin, NY.
He graduated from LaSalle High School in 1944 and served in the US Army during World War II, both stateside and Europe.
Myrl was employed with Sears Roebuck in Niagara Falls and at the Summit Park Mall for over 35 years and was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
He was a resident of the Town of Wheatfield and a special man who could light up every room with his warm smile and kind heart.
He loved his family, friends, Buffalo sports teams and a good cup of coffee.
Myrl was the beloved husband of 49 years to the late Betty [Curtright] Strassburg, who passed away in 1997.
He is survived by sons Loren K. (Pheona) Strassburg, and Scott W. (Wendy) Strassburg, six grandchildren Erika, James, Loren Jr. (Three), Coulton, Aiden and Mason, two great granddaughters Paityn & Paisley, also many nieces, nephews, special neighbors and the coffee clutch.
Myrl was the brother of the late Harland, Orville (Mary), Everen (Hope), Sylvia Strassburg and Verna (Lee) Farquharson.
His family will be present on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 12-2 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY, where funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, with the Rev. Benjamin Bahr officiating, followed by military honors.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made in his name to: Grace Lutheran Church 736 Cayuga Drive, Niagara Falls, NY 14304, www.gracenf.org, or in memory of Betty Strassburg to the ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter 135 Old Cove Road, Suite 213 - Liverpool, NY 13090, http://webuny.alsa.org
Inurnment in Mt. View Cemetery, Pekin, NY.