American Veteran 09

George W. Strickland

March 17, 1935 ~ February 4, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

George W. Strickland

Hammond                                                                                                               March 17, 1935-February 4, 2021

George W. Strickland, age 85, of Hammond,  passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 4, 2021.

He is survived by his nephews, Don (Sandy) Strickland and Gary Strickland, niece, Sharon (Nick) Menatos as well as several other nieces, nephews and friends including special friend and helper Caleb Neyhart.

Preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Anna Strickland and eleven siblings.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond IN 46323. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond. Friends and family are invited to join the family for visitation on Thursday, February 11, 2021  from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  Face mask and social distancing measures are required for attendance.

George was born in Shelby, IN, he served two enlistments in the US  Army where he worked in communications. George was retired from Inland Steel after 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. In lieu of flowers memorials to the family would be appreciated.

For more information you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219)-844-1600, or www.bockenfunerals.com.

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Services

Committal
Thursday
February 11, 2021

Time: TBD
Bocken Funeral Home
7042 Kennedy Ave.
Hammond, IN 46323

Visitation
Thursday
February 11, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home
7042 Kennedy Ave.
Hammond, IN 46323

Funeral Service
Thursday
February 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home
7042 Kennedy Ave.
Hammond, IN 46323

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