MORRISON – Donald F. Stralow, 90, of Morrison, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, in Madison. He was an engineer at General Electric Co. for 33 years, retiring in 1986.
Donald was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Morrison, the son of Herman and Elise (Hayen) Stralow. He served in the Army from August 1944 to December 1946 during World War II, and in the Army Signal Corps from 1950 to 1951 in Korea. Donald married Betty Stone on Aug. 2, 1975. He was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife; stepsons, Robert (Deborah) Stone of Morrison and David Stone of House Springs, Missouri; stepdaughter, Deborah (Christopher) Boles of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; 12 grandchildren; one sister, Mary McDearmon of Tucson, Arizona; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Clarence, Glenn, Harold, Herman, and Robert; sisters, Helen Stralow, Bernice Rounds, and Elisabeth Cooper; a stepdaughter, Kathryn E. Biller; and a stepson, John R. Stone.
Cremation rites were accorded. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Oct. 15, with a Masonic funeral service at 12:15 p.m., and a memorial service at 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 301 W. South St., Morrison. A luncheon will follow.
Graveside service with military honors will be at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at Rock Island National Cemetery.
Memorials have been established to Alzheimer’s research; Morrison Freemasons; and Bethesda Lutheran Church, and may be sent to Betty Stralow, 1109 Severson Drive, Sun Prairie, WI, 53590.