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|Stremmel, Harvey N.
|Harvey N. Stremmel, 91, of Galesburg died at 10:38 am Thursday, December 15, 2011 in OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
He was born July 5, 1920 in Adair, Ill the son of Harvey D. and Genna Hay Stremmel. He married Pauline M. Johnson on August 8, 1953 in Knoxville, Ill. She preceded him in death on March 13, 1980. Later Harvey was lucky to have a very special friend, Edna Norton.
He is survived by a son, Duane Stremmel of Andalusia, Ill; a daughter, Cheryl Stremmel of Galesburg. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother and two sisters.
He served in the Navy during WWII as a Master Machinist 3rd Class. He was assigned to a destroyer escort ship in the Atlantic.
After the war, Harvey became partners with Leonard Commean in Peerless Window Cleaning. He was a window cleaner in Galesburg from 1946 to 2006, retiring at the age of 86. He graduated from Table Grove High School in 1939. He was a member of the Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post 285 and the First United Methodist Church.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Milton Marquith will officiate. Visitation will be 1:00-2:00 pm Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery with Military Rites by Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post 285. Memorials may be made to the East Galesburg Memorial Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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