Sharon Strahley


PAULDING -- Sharon J. Strahley, 73, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was born January 22, 1941, in Paulding County, Ohio, the daughter of James J. "Pete" and Mary E. (Elliott) Leslie. On January 22, 1958, she married Paul D. Strahley, who preceded her in death on July 27, 2007. She was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Paulding; Paulding VFW Post 587 Auxiliary; and OES Former 95 Corona Chapter.

She is survived by two children, Kevin (Lori) Strahley, Denver, Colo., and Kim Strahley, Paulding; a sister, Norma Ruth Rosselet, Paulding; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Andrea Strahley; a sister, Mary Hockbarth; and two brothers, Rex, and James "Roy" Leslie.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Paulding. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday, June 13, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to Sharon Strahley family for medical expenses. Online condolences may be sent to

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