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Edward E. Straszheim

August 31, 1934 — January 16, 2014

Edward E. Straszheim, 79 of Eaton, Ohio, died Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Heartland of Eaton. Edward was born on August 31, 1934 in Preble County, Ohio, son of the late John William & Martha Anne (Koppe) Straszheim. He graduated in 1952 from Monroe High School. He retired from General Motors after 33 years of service. Member of the V.F.W in Eaton, Ohio.

Preceded by his wife, Mary Lou (Hutton) Straszheim; mother, Martha Anne Straszheim; father, John William "Bill" Straszheim; grandson, Ryan Eugene Straszheim; great grandson, Terry Joe Bailey; step-son, Victor Ray Sink; brothers-in-law, Marcus Sizemore, George F. Swope, and Mike Barrett.

Survived by his children, Terri Elliott of Georgetown, Kentucky, Danny "Joe" Straszheim, Ronald E. Straszheim, Michael Straszheim, Bonnie Holsapple, and Bradley (Tammy) Straszheim all of Eaton, Ohio; step-daughters, Jackie (Martin) Grilliot of Eaton, Ohio and Frances Straszheim of New Paris, Ohio; sisters, Dorothy E. Swope of Eaton, Ohio, Catherine P. Barrett of Nicholasville, Kentucky and Patricia A. Sizemore of Eaton, Ohio; brother, Rodger W. (Paula) Straszheim of New Paris, Ohio; 29 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Barnes Funeral Home, 220 East Main Street, Eaton, Ohio with Rev. Lowell T. Spencer officiating. Interment will be held in Roselawn Cemetery in Lewisburg, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Monday, January 20, 2014 from 2 – 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to Eaton Baptist Temple, 416 East Decatur Street, Eaton, Ohio 45320. Online condolences via

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