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Elmer H. Strathman Jr.

November 16, 1952 January 9, 2006
Elmer H. Strathman Jr.
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Obituary for Elmer H. Strathman Jr.

Rockton - Elmer H. Strathman, Jr., 53, of Rockton, died Monday morning, January 9, 2006, in Rockford Memorial Hospital, after a sudden illness. Born November 16, 1952, in Rockford, the son of Elmer Henry and Merry L. (Andersson) Strathman, Sr. Graduated from Winnebago High School in 1970. Elmer married Teresa Klaman in 1973; later they divorced. He was self-employed and enjoyed hunting. Elmer was a devoted father to Ashley, his daughter.

Elmer is lovingly survived by his daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Strathman of Rockton, son, Elmer "Rocky" Strathman, III of Las Vegas, Nev., sister, Karen Erickson of Grafton, Wis., brother, Dr. Timothy A. (Lynne) Strathman of Winnebago, nephews, Glenn, John, Dan, David and Matt, niece, Pamela (Jon) and stepmother, Mary Messer-Strathman.

Elmer was predeceased by his father, Dr. Elmer H. Strathman, Sr. on September 5, 2004, mother, Merry Strathman on January 11, 1990 and sister, Janet R. Strathman on March 25, 1998.

Funeral Information

Service is at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 12, 2006, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, with visitation 6:00 p.m. to service time. The Rev. Robert Sweeney, pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church, in Pecatonica, will officiate. At Elmer's request, cremation rites will be accorded. Burial in Willwood Burial Park, in Rockford.


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