OBITUARY ~ ROBERT F. STRANGE
February 12, 1926 ~ April 26, 2012
Robert F. STRANGE, 86, of Diagonal, passed away April 26, 2012 at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Bob, son of Effie RUBY and
Lewis STRANGE, was born February 12, 1926 near Diagonal. He attended Diagonal School. On February 8, 1946, he married
Bob was a heavy equipment operator and worked construction. Bob loved hunting and fishing and had an
award winning coon hound named Bootee.
Survivors include his son Bob (Barb) STRANGE of Mount Ayr; grandsons Jim (Suzy) STRANGE of Diagonal, Scott (Mindy)
BEBOUT, Siam, IA, Todd (Julie) STRANGE of Blanchard, IA, Jason (Sierra) BEBOUT of Denison, IA,
5 great-grandchildren Trey and Will STRANGE of Diagonal, Tanley and Cori BEBOUT of Siam, Josi and Matti STRANGE of
Blanchard, Makayla, Hailey, and Jace BEBOUT of Denison; sister Betty (Don) TELLEFSON of Whittier, Calif; sister-in-law
Klina THOMPSON of Creston, IA.
He was preceded in death by his wife Gladys; son Steve STRANGE; grandson Kenny CARSON; parents; parents-in-law Ed and
Nina GARDNER; 5 brothers and 2 sisters; 5 sisters-in-law and 2 brothers-in-law.
A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided later.
Funeral services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at the United Church of Diagonal, with Rev.
Edward SHIELDS officiating. Musicians included Judy NEWTON and Shelly MASON.
Casket bearers were Jim STRANGE,
Jason BEBOUT, Todd STRANGE, Scott BEBOUT, Bryan COOK and Doug BOYER.
Honorary pallbearers included Claire
NEWTON, John SNEDEKER, Frank GUNSOLLEY, Art GARRETT and Joe MADSEN.
Interment was made at
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2012
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