Michael L. Strasser, age 74, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in the Emergency Room of Wyandot Memorial Hospital in Upper Sandusky.
Mike was born on February 26, 1945 in Lorain, Ohio to Louis and Leone (Mouser) Strasser, both of whom are deceased. He married Eloise M. Wagner on January 6, 1968 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Tiffin, and she passed away on September 16, 2017.
He is survived by 4 children: Teressa (Jonathan) Grega of Howard, Ohio, Beth (Travis) Rupp of Delaware, Ohio, Christy (Jarrod) Coburn of Upper Sandusky, Dan (Jackie) Strasser of Delaware, Ohio, 8 grandchildren: Nicholas and Carter Grega, Tiffany Rupp, Caryn, Javen Caroline and Jacen Coburn, Mason Hague, along with a sister, Janet Barrett of Belpre, Ohio.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Karen Huffman.
Mike was a 1963 graduate of Upper Sandusky High School and went on to attend Bowling Green State University. Through the years he had worked as the manager of several Lawson’s stores, and Bailey’s Cardinal Store in Upper Sandusky. Before he retired, Mike was a regional manager for Sav-a-Stop and worked for Continental Service Solutions, specializing in retail resets.
He was a dedicated member of Transfiguration of the Lord Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus #2050 in Upper Sandusky. Mike served as Grand Knight of the K of C and spearheaded the creation of traditional events for area children during Christmas and Halloween and countless charitable events and parties for the community.
Mike was a former member of the Elks BPOE #83, and social members of the VFW #2842, Amvets #777, and American Legion Post #225 in Upper Sandusky.
Over the years Mike's hobbies included fishing, coaching Little League Baseball, studying Wyandot County and Native American History, playing euchre with friends and family, and watching the Ohio State Buckeyes. And fishing.
A memorial service for Mike Strasser will be held at 11:00am Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky with Deacon Kevin Winterstellar officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery.
Visitations will be held on Friday, October 25, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with a Knights of Columbus memorial service at 7:45pm at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wyandot Memorial Hospital Foundation: Oncology Department or a charity of the donor’s choice and can be sent to Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, 476 S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky, Ohio 43351.
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