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Obituaries

Obituaries

James P. Strasser 1946 - 2011 St. Paul

A funeral Mass for James P. “Jim” Strasser, 64, St. Paul, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Francis Catholic Church in St. Paul. Burial will be in the St. Francis Cemetery.
Mr. Strasser died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, at the Prairie Mission Retirement Village at St. Paul.
He was born April 10, 1946, in Parsons, the son of Eugene Francis and Dorothy Marie Westhoff Strasser.
Mr. Strasser was raised and attended school in St. Paul. After completing high school, he worked at Ruskin Manufacturing. He retired from Ruskin’s in 2007, after more than 40 years of employment. He was a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church in St. Paul. Mr. Strasser was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and Local No. 464 Sheet Metal Workers Union. He enjoyed woodworking and made Christmas nativity scenes, hunting, fishing and gardening.
Survivors include two brothers, Francis J., Parsons, and Fred L., Park City, Utah; and three sisters, Eugenia “Jeannie” M. Sanchez, Greeley, Colo., Delores A. “Dee” Baker, Topeka, and Virginia M. “Ginny” O’Connell, Lawrence.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Paul E.
The parish and Knights of Columbus rosaries will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday at the church, followed by the family receiving friends.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. Friday at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home in St. Paul.
The family suggests memorials to the St. Francis Catholic Church or to the Prairie Mission Retirement Village Nurse’s Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357.
Online condolences may be left at wallfuneralservices.com.