Daryl Leroy Strohm Sr., 69, Scranton: Sept. 24, 1949 – Oct. 15, 2018

SCRANTON, Kan. – Daryl Leroy Strohm Sr., 69, of Scranton, Kan., passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at a Topeka hospital. He was born Sept. 24, 1949, at Topeka, Kan., the son of Lester Leroy and Emily Lois George Strohm.

Daryl graduated from Dover High School in 1967. He worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and later owned and operated Kansas Sewing Machine Company, from 1985 until he retired in 2012. He attended the Burlingame Federated Church since 1982, was a Boy Scout leader in Scranton for several years, and in his younger years was an avid outdoors man.

He married Peggy Shannon in 1969, at Topeka; they were later divorced. He married Rebecca Ellen Smith on Aug. 14, 1982, at Burlingame, Kan. She survives at the home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” Strohm, in 2002.

Other survivors include five sons, David (Mindy) Strohm, Burlingame, Daryl (Gigi) Strohm Jr., Osage City, Kan., Ronald Stookey Jr., Scranton, Randy Stookey, Topeka, and Joshua (Rachael) Strohm, Olathe, Kan.; two daughters, Deborah Voiers, Emporia, Kan., and Iesha Strohm, Burlingame; 28 grandchildren and four great grandchildren; three brothers, Kenneth (Diane) Strohm, Wichita, Kan., Melvin (Waynetta) Strohm, Lawson, Mo., and Paul Strohm, Joliet, Ill., a sister, Ruby (Steve) Wilson, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the Burlingame Federated Church, Burlingame. Burial will follow in Dover Cemetery, Dover, Kan.

Visitation will be 12-4 p.m. Sunday, at Carey Funeral Home, 503 S. Topeka Ave., Burlingame, where the family will greet friends and relatives 2-4 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Burlingame Federated Church or Midwest Transplant Network, sent in care of Carey Funeral Home, PO Box 196, Burlingame, KS 66413.

One Response to Daryl Leroy Strohm Sr., 69, Scranton: Sept. 24, 1949 – Oct. 15, 2018

  1. Tim Nedeau says:

    Our blessings and prayers go out to you and your family. A beloved voice has been silenced, but the cherished memories will be ours forever. Daryl was a good neighbor and a good man to stop and visit with. He always had a smile and a cheerful laugh to share, along with the wisdom of his journey through life. Heartfelt sympathy to your family.
    Tim Nedeau Scranton
    and the guys from Arkansas

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