Gerald L. Strauss, 83 of Avon passed away May 23, 2017. He was born September 7, 1933 in Kokomo, IN the son of the late Joseph and Gladys Strauss. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a business installer for Western Electric and AT&T for 31 years. He was a member of Avon American Legion # 145. He was preceded in death by his wife Maryellen Strauss. He is survived by a son, Thomas (Sherry) Strauss and a daughter, Anita (Brent) Maxwell; sisters, Joanne Sullivan and Jeanne Cooper; grandchildren, Thomas Strauss Jr., Rebecca Strauss, and Melissa Maxwell. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday May 30, 2017 at Conkle Funeral Home Avon Chapel with visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery.
Published on May 26, 2017