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In Memory of Harold Strasser


September 11, 1920 - September 15, 2019

Harold Wilfred Strasser, 99, of Turtle Lake died September 15, 2019, at Willow Ridge Healthcare. He was born September 11, 1920, in Turtle Lake, WI to Herman and Caroline (Duerr) Strasser. Harold graduated from Clayton High School in 1938. He attended the University of Wisconsin Madison - College of Agriculture, Farm Short Course which he completed on March 9, 1940.

Harold was baptized, confirmed, and married at Zion Lutheran Church in Turtle Lake. He served as Church Treasurer for many years and was also a trustee and usher. He was married to Rose Moschkau on June 18, 1944. They recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.

Harold, along with his brother Leonard, operated a dairy farm on the family homestead. He also sold Vigertone and Dekalb corn and soybeans.

He is survived by his wife, Rose of Amery; one son, Harold C. "Ike" (Cheryl Green)Strasser of Chippewa Falls, WI; two daughters, Marlene (Douglas) Nykanen of Osceola, WI, and Sandra (Lynn) Steglich of Roberts, WI; grandchildren: Ronald (Lilian) Nykanen, Eric (Dana) Nykanen, Jin Nykanen, Scott Strasser, Jeanne (Eric) Joles, Michael (Jenny) Steglich, Michelle Spieth, and Alison Steglich; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings and his grandson, Randall Nykanen.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church, Turtle Lake, WI with Pastor Steve Miller officiating. Burial will be at Mt Hope Cemetery, Turtle Lake, WI. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Skinner Funeral Home of Turtle Lake is serving the family.


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