Jim Strasser

 Jim Strasser, 82, of Morning Sun, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at his home.  A Celebration of Life for Jim will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 20, 2023 at the Grandview Community Bible Church.  A memorial has been established in Jim’s name.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com.  Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Morning Sun is caring for Jim’s family and his arrangements.

James Merlyn Strasser was born on December 20, 1940 in Sigourney, Iowa, the son of Morris and Helen Borhn Strasser.   On September 19, 1992, Jim was united in marriage to Judith Hartman Jones.     Jim received his welding certification and also his EMT certification.  He worked many years for Thatcher Plastics in Muscatine, retiring in 1996.  Following his retirement from Thatcher, Jim worked for Liquid Grow.  He attended Grandview Community Bible Church and was a member of the Lions Club, where he served as the club’s president.    Jim was a volunteer fireman and was a part of the ambulance service as well.     Jim enjoyed traveling, woodworking, helping people, fishing, boating and hunting.  His greatest enjoyment was spending time with family.

Jim will be deeply missed by his wife, Judith Strasser of Morning Sun; son, John Strasser of Moultrie, Georgia, son, Drew Strasser and wife, Tricia of Muscatine; daughter, Tina Teel and husband, Rodney of Grandview; step-daughter, Tamara Starkey and husband, John of Burlington, step-daughter, Theresa Jones of West Burlington; step-son, Thomas Jones of Morning Sun; step-daughter, Tina Smith and husband, James of Morning Sun; 26 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Strasser; father, Morris Strasser; brother, Kenneth Strasser and brother, Ronald Strasser.