Michael E. Strange
Michael E. Strange, 55, of Bowen, died at 7:55 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Blessing Hospital, Quincy.
He was born June 26, 1954 in Monmouth to Floyd C. and Irene (Riden) Strange. He married Barbara Shoemaker on August 15, 2005 in Bowen. She survives.
He is also survived by two sons, Michael Shane Strange, Canton, and Matthew Brogdon, Bowen; five daughters, Kalina Ries, Rockford, Marie Robinson, Bowen, Bobbie (Jay) Jones, Carthage, Becky (Trenton) Creasy, Plymouth, and Linda Brogdon, Bowen; 17 grandchildren with an eighteenth due in November; one great-grandchild; and one brother, Danny (Jan) Strange, Macomb.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, David and Ted Strange; and a special friend, Jennifer.
He was an avid NASCAR fan. He enjoyed fishing, mudslings and most of all spending time with his family. He was a self-employed truck driver.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2009 at the Hamilton Funeral Home, Augusta, with Rev. Tom Spain officiating.
Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, near Plymouth.
Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2009 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the family.