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Phillip B. Strieby, 89, of Milford, IN passed away at 9:44 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the Goshen Hospital in Goshen, IN. He was born on July 11, 1930 in Kansas where he was adopted by Robert N. & Lera L. (Ott) Strieby.
He graduated from Syracuse High School in 1948 and received an associate’s degree from Fort Wayne Business College in Fort Wayne, IN. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951 where he served in Okinawa as a military police officer. He was married on January 27, 1952 to Shirley Lee Case who preceded him in 1998 and on November 11, 1998 he married Sharon Zipay who preceded him in 2005. He retired in 1975 as the secretary of Hoosier Insurance & Farmers Mutual Aid Association and formerly owned and operated Ye Olde Tackle Box in North Webster, IN for 18 years. He was a lifetime Syracuse area resident.
He was a member of the Lakeland Kiwanis and a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Syracuse for 77 years.
He is survived by:
Daughter – Lori (Greg) Barsoda of Syracuse
8 Grandchildren – Adam (Heather) Strieby, Wendy Brennan, Greta (Bradley) Wirey, Krista Nave, Kendra (Michael) Henthorn, Aubrey (Andy) Bouck, Robert (Marita) Barsoda, and Becca Barsoda
Step Grandson – Jason Barsoda
He was preceded in death by his Parents, 1st wife – Shirley Strieby, 2nd wife – Sharon Strieby, and 2 sons – Kenneth Strieby and Robert Strieby
Visitation will be from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the Calvary United Methodist Church in Syracuse. Burial will follow in the Syracuse Cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Calvary United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 9 Syracuse, IN 46567.