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Douglas John Strand
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Douglas John Strand died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at his home in Edgewood, MD at the age of 70. Born in Madison, WI he was the son of the late Louis and Theodora (Thysse) Strand. Doug attended Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN and the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and went on to obtain is Masters Degree and PhD. He was generous with his time, talents, and friendship. A man who loved laughing and sharing his viewpoints with others, Doug was an enthusiastic lover of chess, softball, pool, bowling, dancing, and above all books. He was a Materials Engineer at Aberdeen Proving Ground in MD until his retirement in 2016 and was the president of the Sunrise Home Owners Association in Edgewood, MD. He was also a five-time distinguished Toast Master, and a district governor of his local Toast Master’s chapter. A faithful member of Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Edgewood, MD he taught Sunday school and served on the Church Council with passion. He is survived by his daughters, Jeannine Strand Marquez of Hopkins, MN and Julie Strand of Minneapolis, MN; brother, Robert Strand of Madison, WI; his grandchildren Elijah and Adeline Marquez and countless friends who will miss his wit and smile. A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 5 at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church from 10am-12pm where a funeral service will begin at 12pm. Interment will be in Rose Lawn Cemetery in Madison, WI on Friday, May 11. In lieu of flowers a contribution may be made to Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 501 Sequoia Dr., Edgewood, MD 21040.


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Visitation

Saturday

5

May

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lord of Life Lutheran Church

501 Sequoia Dr.
Edgewood, MD 21040

Service

Saturday

5

May

12:00 PM
Lord of Life Lutheran Church

501 Sequoia Dr.
Edgewood, MD 21040

Cemetery Details

Location

Rose Lawn Cemetery

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Madison, WI -


Memorial Contribution

Lord of Life Lutheran Church

501 Sequoia Dr.
Edgewood, MD 21040
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