HILLSBORO - Lester Joseph Strausbaugh, 84, of Hillsboro died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.
He was born Dec. 2, 1921, in Hillsboro, the son of Joseph and Esther Feraris Strausbaugh. He married Marjorie Rehner in 1943.
Mr. Strausbaugh graduated from Hillsboro High School. He was a serviceman, electrical operations superintendent and lineman at Illinois Power Co. for 42 years.
He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro and Hillsboro Knights of Columbus. He was a past member of Hillsboro Moose Lodge.
Survivors: wife, Marjorie; daughter, Judi (husband, Tony) Viviano of Maryville; two sons, Paul (wife, Pam) Strausbaugh of Worden and Dan (wife, Jean) Strausbaugh of Hillsboro; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Leo Strausbaugh of Charleston; and sister, Eileen Uhlir of Findlay, Ohio.
Services: 1 p.m. Sunday, Wares Grove Lutheran Church, Butler, the Rev. Don Rehner officiating. Graveside services: Wares Grove Cemetery, Butler.
Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements.