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Thomas "Tom" W. Strohmenger
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Obituary for Thomas "Tom" W. Strohmenger

THOMAS "TOM" W. STROHMENGER, age 80, of Piqua, passed away at 6:21 A.M. Sunday June 24, 2018 in his residence. He was born January 3, 1938 in Racine, WI to the late Roland and Helen (Kemp) Brucker. He married Jean A. (Applegett) Strohmenger September 6, 1960 in Piqua, OH. She survives.

He is also survived by four children: Steve Strohmenger, Knoxville, TN, Stephanie & Steve Bowman, Piqua, OH, Stacie & Craig Parks, Piqua, OH, Stan & Tante Strohmenger, Piqua, OH; three half-brothers; four half-sisters; six grandchildren: Barbie, Stephen, Michael, Justin, Joshua, Timmy; two great grandchildren: Bryce and Lucas. He was preceded in death by one brother.

Tom was a 1957 graduate of Piqua Central High School. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Piqua. He was also a member of the Masonic Warren Lodge #24 and the Covington Eagles #3998. He had various small businesses. Tom enjoyed gardening, camping and dancing. He was very active with the Dayton Two Steppers. Tom loved his dog Mollie. He worked for GM in Dayton for 30 years and retired January 1, 1999. Tom proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1957-1961.

Funeral services will be held Thursday June 28, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua with Pastor Gene Phelps officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua with full military honors by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 5-8 PM at the funeral home. A service will be held Wed. at 7:30 PM by the Masonic Warren Lodge #24.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice of Dayton 580 Lincoln Park Blvd. Suite 300 Kettering, OH 45429.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

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10:00 AM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

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Forest Hill Cemetery

8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, Ohio 45356


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