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Darrell Eugene Strohl

Birth Date: June 8, 1935
Death Date: August 23, 2018

Darrell Eugene Strohl, 83, of Decatur, IL passed away peacefully, August, 23, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur. 

Darrell was born June 8, 1935 in Mode, IL, the son of Clyde Darrell and Lucille (Arthur) Strohl.  He was a veteran of the US Army. On March 24, 1956 in Saginaw, MI, he married Alexandra Martinez and she survives.   

Darrell was a Time Study analyst for Caterpillar Tractor Company.  He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.  He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Fan.  Darrell enjoyed spending his spare time serving as a volunteer for the Salvation Army and volunteering as a baseball coach for the Khoury League. 

Surviving are his wife, Alexandra; children, Darrell Anthony Strohl (Yolanda) of Chula Vista, CA, Maria Roarick (James) of Decatur, IL, Tina Schmitt (Steven) of Davenport, IA; siblings, Peggy Smith of Taylorville, IL, Barbara Schultz of Mt. Zion, IL, Florence Dammerman of Mattoon, IL, Norma Strohl of Mt. Zion, IL; grandchildren, Amanda Coyne (Brian) of Bossier City, LA, Andrew Schmitt (Paula) of Bettendorf, IA, Krysta Arnold (Ryan) of Eldridge, IA, Adam Strohl of Chula Vista, CA, Stefanie Strohl of Chula Vista, CA, Melanie Strohl of Chula Vista, CA and six great grandchildren with one on the way. 

He was preceded in death by both of his parents and three brothers, Dale, Larry and William Strohl. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM Monday, August 27, 2018, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.  A Prayer Service will be held 4:30 PM, Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. 

Memorials: St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. 

Condolences may be left to the family at 

Mass of Christian Burial
August 27, 2018
10:00 am
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
2160 N. Edward Decatur, IL 62526
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August 26, 2018
5:00 pm
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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Prayer Service
August 26, 2018
4:30 pm
Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. prayers 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

    Written by: Vicki Sands Dixon

    My deepest deepest sympathy to the entire family. I have wonderful memories of Uncle Darrell & your family when you visited us in Shelbyville (many, many years ago). My prayers to the family 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

  2. My favorite will be missed. Always remember when you seen me it was Judy Judy Judy. My condolences to my Aunt and cousins. Love you all.❤️

  3. Dear Strohl Family,
    Our hearts are heavy upon learning of Darrell’s passing. Your dad was a very good friend and neighbor. He never failed to say hello and stop by to talk on his walks around the mall and the neighborhood. Will miss his sense of humor, too. We send our loving thoughts and prayers to all of you.
    God bless,
    Candy and Steve Carroll and family
    Nashville, TN

  4. I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Darrell’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family

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