Carl M. Strosnider of Bloomington passed away at his residence early Saturday morning, Dec. 29, 2007.
He was 71.
He was born Jan. 20, 1936 in Bloomfield to Virgil and Mildred Busby Strosnider. He graduated from Lyons High School in 1955 and then went on to serve his country from 1956 until 1959 in the Army. After his discharge he spent his career as a millwright with Cummins Engine Company in Columbus for 37 years, retiring in 1996. He was also involved with the B.P.O.E. in Bloomington.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elsie Manis Strosnider of Bloomington; son Matthew Jay Strosnider of Bloomington; daughter Debra S. Pennington and husband Dennis of Orleans; daughter Embra Stillions and husband Andrew of Bloomington; daughter Nancy Dalton and husband Douglas of Springville; grandchildren Adam, Matthew and Eric Stillions, Ryan and Logan Lee and wife Kara Brandon Pennington, Hunter, Wyatt and Hillaree Dalton; great granddaughter Alaina Stillions; brother Merlin Strosnider and wife Becky of Worthington; sister Marlene Goodwin and husband Joe of Lyons; and sister Joyce Ulrich of Washington.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter--in-law Amanda Lee.
Funeral service was Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington.
Visitation was at the funeral home on Thursday from 9 a.m. until time of service.
Memorial contributions may made to Bloomington Hospital Home Health and Hospice in his memory.