ALLAN R. STRATEN (1940 - 2019)

  • "You were one of the good guys rest in peace."
    - James Jones
  • "Dear Sylvia and Family - So sorry to hear of Allan's..."
    - Mary Grogg
  • "Rest In Peace Allan. Your memory will live on."
    - Matthew Naddeo
  • "Rest In Peace Allan. Your memory will live on."
    - Matthew Naddeo
  • "I was sadden to hear of Allen's passing. He was a..."
    - Catherine Hottendorf Mascis
Service Information
D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park
4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN
46815
(260)-426-9494
Visitation
Friday, Sep. 13, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park
4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
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Visitation
Friday, Sep. 13, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park
4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
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Rosary
Friday, Sep. 13, 2019
7:30 PM
D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park
4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
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Visitation
Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church
7215 St. Joe Road
Fort Wayne, IN
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Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019
10:00 AM
Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church
7215 St. Joe Road
Fort Wayne, IN
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Obituary

ALLAN R. STRATEN, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Born July 13, 1940, in Jersey City, N.J., he was a son of the late Thomas and Mary (Egan) Straten, and was raised in Hoboken, N.J. Allan was a graduate of Demarest High School in Hoboken, N.J., and a graduate of Defiance College, in Defiance, Ohio, with a Bachelor's degree. Allan taught for 25 years in Hoboken, N.J., and was a substitute teacher with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 15 years. He was an assistant football coach at Hoboken High School for 10 years and head football coach for four years. Allan enjoyed golf, music, sports of all kinds particularly football. He was a past member and vice president of the Hoboken Rotary Club and the Cherry Hill Golf Club. He was also a president of the Yellow Jacket Records. Allan is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sylvia Grogg; stepson, Mike (Anna) Wildermuth; step-daughter, Amy (Dan) Bulger; step-grandchildren, Andrew, Madeleine, Isabella, Trace, Shaelen, and Maris; brother, Dennis (Barbara) Straten; and nieces and nephews, Thomas (Meredith) Straten, Marybeth Straten, Dennis Straten, Brian Straten, Mark Straten, Michelle (Joey) Matesic, Sandra (Brian) Schaefer, Ricky (Donna) Saltarelli, Anthony Saltarelli, Debbie (Charles) Meisch, and Barbara (David) Hall. He was also preceded in passing by his brother, Thomas Straten; and sister, Sophie Saltarelli. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, 7215 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne (IN 46835), with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne (IN 46815), with a Rosary service beginning at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be left online at www.mccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Sept. 11, 2019
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