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John "Jack" T. Stricker

May 14, 1929 November 14, 2017
John "Jack" T. Stricker
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JOHN “JACK” T. STRICKER, age 88, of Houston, OH went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday November 14, 2017 in his residence. He was born May 14, 1929 in Piqua, OH to the late Alfred and Barbara (Gross) Stricker. He married Maria A. Barcinas on April 18, 1959 in Piqua, OH. She survives.

John is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law: Nathaniel and Gina Stricker, Delaware, OH, Erik and Jessica Stricker, Cable, OH; three sisters: Alma and Tom Mellinger, Prescott, Arizona, Margaret Rice, Tipp City, OH, and Mildred Francis, Middletown, OH; two grandsons: Tyler and Gabriel Stricker both of Delaware, OH. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Alfred, Vincent, Charles, and Edwin Stricker and two sisters: Cecilia Freisthler and Delores Dreece.

John Graduated from Piqua Catholic High School in 1948 and attended the University of Dayton. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Piqua. John proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He began delivering newspapers for the Piqua Daily Call at 12 years old and delivered them until he graduated from High School and then immediately enlisted in the U.S. Navy. John spent two tours in the Navy and was in the 1st fleet to arrive at the Korean Conflict. After the Navy he was a brother among the Marianist in Utica, New York for a period of time. He then taught and started the Art program at Bradford H.S. John then worked for Miami Industries in Piqua for 10 years and retired in 1977.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday November 24, 2017 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Piqua with Rev. Fr. Thomas Bolte as Celebrant. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua, OH.   

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Boniface Catholic Church 310 S. Downing St. Piqua, OH 45356.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.melcher-sowers.com.


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10:00 AM 11/24/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Boniface Catholic Church

310 S. Downing St. Piqua, OH 45356
Piqua, OH 45356

St. Boniface Catholic Church
310 S. Downing St. Piqua, OH 45356 Piqua 45356 OH
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