Strong David J., age 63, of Oak Creek, WI, formerly of Plymouth, MN, died April 24, 2003. Born in LaCrosse, WI on Feb. 17, 1940 to Elmer & Goldie (Oldenburg) Strong. Former employee of Minco Products of Fridley, MN. Survived by wife, Maralynn (nee Whisler, formerly Jones); sons, Scott (Jane) Strong, Glenwood City, WI, Chad (Katherine) Strong of Virginia; stepdaughters, Julie (James) Maiwald, Franksville, WI, El Wanda (John) Fix, Racine, WI; ; stepsons, Glen (Sheri) Jones of Wauwatosa, WI, James (Lynn) Jones of North Prairie, WI; mother-in-law, Mary Wood, Racine, WI; brothers, Earl (Vivian) Strong and Paul (Betty) Strong, all of La Crosse, WI; 14 grandchildren. Also survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Elmer & Goldie Strong; his father-in-law, Paul Wood; brothers, Ray and James Strong and sister, Jean Smith. Memorial service Saturday, May 3, 4:00 pm at American Legion Hall, 200 N. Lilac Dr., Golden Valley, MN (exit off Hwy 100 at Glenwood), with Rev. Bruce Janisch officiating. Visitation begins at 3:00 pm. Memorials to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the Lymphoma Leukemia Society, St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Oak Creek, WI, or Ascension Luth. Ch., Plymouth, MN, appreciated. Arr. Heritage Funeral Home, 9200 S 27th St, Oak Creek, WI

Published on May 1, 2003

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