August 20, 2019

Dexter L. Strunk

Died June 2, 2019


Dexter Lee Strunk, 79, of Fairview passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at his son’s home in Richmond.

Dexter was born in Corbin, Ky., on Oct. 13, 1939, a son of the late Fannie Mae (Stamper) and Ledford Strunk. He was raised in Pineville, Ky., and moved to Hazel Park when he was 21. Dexter worked as a mechanic for the Pacific Cab Company in Royal Oak and later as a mechanic for Rochester Schools, retiring and moving to Fairview in 1997. He was a member of the Mio Masonic Lodge 596 and attended Mio New Hope Assembly of God Church. Dexter enjoyed, horses, classic cars, street rods and motorcycles, being and active member and rider of Michigan Dressers.

He is survived by his children, Tammy (Mike) Hoffchild of Wasilla, Ark., Ronnie Strunk of Lapeer and Larry (Sue) of Richmond; his brother, Ronnie (Janet) Strunk of Troy; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Dexter was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mattie Sue Strunk; and his brother, Larry.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Lashley Funeral Home with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. offered by Mio Masonic Lodge 596. Funeral services will be at Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, with Pastor Ron Janiszewski officiating. In accordance with Dexter’s wishes, cremation will follow. Interment of ashes will be at the Fairview Cemetery at a later date.

The family requests donations be made to the Oscoda County Council on Aging, 429 N. Mount Tom Rd., Mio.

Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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