William Bill Lee Strange

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William "Bill" Lee Strange

October 14, 1930 - January 24, 2019

William Bill Lee Strange William "Bill" Lee Strange, 88, of Washington, passed away peacefully Jan. 24, 2019. He was a beloved husband, dad, papa and great-grandpa.
He was born Oct. 14, 1930, in Washington, to Harry Flavian and Sallie (Lee) Strange. He graduated from Washington Catholic High School in 1949 and Vincennes University. He was a U.S. Air Force Korean War veteran and had retired as postmaster from the United States Postal Service on April 23, 1987. He enjoyed gardening, golf, IU basketball, St. Louis Cardinals baseball and family cookouts. He was a member of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, the American Legion and Knights of Columbus.
Bill is survived by one son, Steve (Tim Hutson) Strange of Yorktown; two daughters, Sally (Alan) Christie of Washington and Linda (Scott) Server of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren, Amanda (Matthew) Lemmon, Matt (Ashley) Christie, Vanessa (Brad) Kleinschmidt, Natalie Martin, Emily Martin, Sean Server, Selene Server and Seth Server; great-grandchild, Alex Lemmon; brothers and sisters, Cecil Strange, Carl Strange, Barbara Ann (Strange) Kane, Ginger (Strange) Boyd and Bob Strange.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou (Thomas) Strange on June 16, 2018, whom he married April 23, 1960; and his parents.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel, 620 E. Viola Ave., Washington, Indiana, with Yvonne Evans officiating. Burial will be at Sugarland Memory Gardens. Military graveside rites will be held by the Washington American Legion and VFW. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel.
Memorial donations may be made to Washington Catholic Education Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 916, Washington, IN 47501. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.edleemortuary.com
Published on January 25, 2019
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4334 N. State Rd. 57, Washington, IN 47501


Wednesday January 30, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel

620 East Viola Avenue, Washington, IN, USA

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Wednesday January 30, 2019

1:00 PM

Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel

620 East Viola Avenue, Washington, IN, USA


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