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William A. Strong
(December 30, 1940 - December 17, 2013)

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William A. Strong

William Arthur “Bud” Strong, 71, Denver, passed away Monday morning, December 17, 2013 at his residence.

Born Decmber 30, 1941 in Muncie, Indiana he was the son of Fred and June Cochran Strong. On June 5, 1965 in Madison, Wisconsin, he was married to Margaretha “Maggi” Elert, and she survives.

He was a United States Air Force veteran serving from 1960-1964. He continued his service in retirement by driving the D.A.V. van in Miami County for several years. He was a member of the V.F.W. and the American Legion.

Bud was a graduate of the Indiana University School of Business. He was an avid bowler. He had been a member of the Peru Moose Lodge for many years and had attended the Denver Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Denver Volunteer Fire Department for several years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Donald Strong and his wife, Sara, Akron; and William A. “Bill” Strong and his wife, Gina, Argos; one sister, Mary Beth Strong, Denver.

Visitation will be from 3-7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2013 at McClain Funeral Home, Denver.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Strong Cemetery, Albany, Indiana.

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