AUSTIN, Texas -- Niel Howard "Bear" Strickler, 46, Austin, Texas, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, in austin.
Surviving are his mother, Doris Jeanne Strickler, Las Vegas; his wife, Deborah L. Strickler; a daughter, Josephine L. Redus; two sons, Richard A. Strickler and Lee H. Strickler, Austin, Texas; a sister, Vickie Schmid, Mountain Home, Idaho; and a brother, John E. Strickler, Las Vegas. His father, John R. Strickler is deceased.
Services were Sunday at Kubena Funeral Home, Hallettsville, Texas. Retired Pastor Robert Griffith officiated. Burial was in Salem Cemetery.
Taken from the Plain Dealer in Wabash, Indiana .......... Tuesday, December 31, 2002