Farming Rural 12

Willard B. Strain

July 2, 1925 ~ April 27, 2022 (age 96)


Strain, Willard B.
Entered into rest on April 27th, 2022 at the age of 96

Born in Eminence MO, in the hills of Shannon County where he learned to sing like Roy Acuff. Long time loyal fan of the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Browns.
He enjoyed trips to Leasburg or Eminence with Irene, being outdoors gardening or cutting the grass on his "tractor" which he did into his 90's.
Worked parts of three decades for Prudential Insurance. In 1975 went to work for St. Anthony's Hospital as a security officer where he met the love of his life, Irene.

Beloved husband of the late Irene H. Strain

Loving father to Sandra (Richard) Pierce, Willard (Darla) Strain, Debbie (JR) Linieke, Judy (Ralph) Lee, the late Foster (Sue) Strain, the late Scott Strain, Dan (Kelly) Strain, Kathy (Jack) Tatom, Carman (Tom) Hogan and Ken (Donna) Rudd

Cherished grandfather to David, Steven, Andrew, Rebecca, Holly, Jason, Jeremy, Tiffany, Tracy, Mark, Kyle, Lauren, Emily, Christine, Danielle, Tim, Tom, Todd, Paige, Rachael and Shea

Special great grandfather to Alivia

In lieu of flowers we ask that you make a donation to the Alzheimers foundation.

To send flowers to Willard's family, please visit our floral store.


Graveside Service
May 6, 2022

1:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Park
10180 Gravois Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63123


Alzheimer's Association
9370 Olive Blvd, St. Louis MO 63132

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