Edward Straszheim

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EATON — Edward E. Straszheim, 79, of Eaton, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at Heartland of Eaton.

Edward was born on Aug. 31, 1934, in Preble County, the son of the late John William & Martha Anne (Koppe) Straszheim. He graduated in 1952 from Monroe High School. He retired from General Motors after 33 years of service. He was a member of the V.F.W. in Eaton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou (Hutton) Straszheim; mother, Martha Anne Straszheim; father, John William "Bill" Straszheim; grandson, Ryan Eugene Straszheim; great-grandson, Terry Joe Bailey; step-son, Victor Ray Sink; brothers-in-law, Marcus Sizemore, George F. Swope, and Mike Barrett.

He is survived by his children, Terri Elliott of Georgetown, Kentucky, Danny "Joe" Straszheim, Ronald E. Straszheim, Michael Straszheim, Bonnie Holsapple, and Bradley (Tammy) Straszheim all of Eaton; step-daughters, Jackie (Martin) Grilliot of Eaton, and Frances Straszheim of New Paris; sisters, Dorothy E. Swope of Eaton, Catherine P. Barrett of Nicholasville, Kentucky and Patricia A. Sizemore of Eaton; brother, Rodger W. (Paula) Straszheim of New Paris; 29 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Barnes Funeral Home, 220 East Main Street, Eaton, with Rev. Lowell T. Spencer officiating. Interment will be held in Roselawn Cemetery in Lewisburg. Family received friends on Monday, Jan. 20, from 2-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Eaton Baptist Temple, 416 East Decatur Street, Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences via

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Eaton, OH 45320
(937) 456-1111
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Published in The Eaton Register-Herald from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2014
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