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Obituary: Strehlow, Chester D.


STREHLOW, Chester D.

Chester Strehlow, died August 17, 2012 in Bellevue, WA after a short illness.
He was born July 1915 in Miles City, Montana and lived most of his life in Spokane. He married Betty Rush and they celebrated a 60 year anniversary prior to her passing in 2008. Chester had served a short time in the Navy. He also worked for over 30 years as a machinist for a company in Spokane. He was an active Masonic member. He was involved in the DeMolay and became Grand Master of the Manito Lodge #246. He was also a Scottish Rite 32nd degree Mason and Master of Kadosh of the consistory.
Chester devoted much time to the Boy Scouts and was a recognized Scout Master. He was also a member of the Spokane Valley men’s garden club.
Chester is survived by his daughter Karen, son John and his wife Kim. He is also survived by three grandchildren; Alaina, Ben and Courtney. His daughter Patty also preceded him in death. Chester was always well liked by his caregivers and would always say he was, “Wunderbar”!
A private family service was held in Seattle.
Arrangements by Acacia Funeral Home, Seattle, WA.