Robert J. Strause

November 14, 1946 ~ August 10, 2021 (age 74)


Robert James Strause, 74, passed away on August 10, 2021 in Reading, PA. 
Born on November 14, 1946, he was the son of Robert Melvin Strause and Eva Dellinger (Kantner) Strause. Robert was the loving husband of Joan Carol (Reider) Strause.
Robert was a 1964 graduate of Oley Valley High School and proudly served in the United States Army. He later worked for the Pipefitters Union for many years and was a very dedicated Union member. He loved his career and worked in his spare time.
Robert loved his 3 dogs: Bailey, Katey, and Zoey. They held a special place in his heart.
Robert loved his family and is survived by his five children: Stefanie Strause Stevenson, of Maryland, Michael Strause, of Guam, Jeffrey Strause, of Maine, Timothy Strause, of Pennsylvania, and Andrew Strause, of Virginia and two stepchildren: Karen Root and Brent Sprecher. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and his siblings: Blanch L. Wanner, Shirley Banis, Gloria Conrad (deceased), Donald Strause, Patricia Messner, John Strause, Dennis Strause, Deborah Johnson, and Kathy Strause.
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