Gary Lee Strotkamp, 66, of Centralia, born Oct. 30, 1952, in Marion to Vernon and Bernice (Lea) Strotkamp, died with his children at his bedside on Friday, July 19, 2019, at Eastridge Nursing Home in Centralia.
He was an employee of Cessna Aircraft until he was no longer able to work due to health reasons. He loved fishing and loved everything involving the Kansas City Chiefs.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Linda Strotkamp; and brother, Wayne Strotkamp.
He is survived by his beloved children, Jason Anderson of Cambria, New York; Brandi Walek of Cambria, New York; Jeremiah Strotkamp of Bryan, Texas; Kalista Strotkamp of Bryan, Texas; and Kaylee Hall of Emporia; and two younger brothers, Donald Strotkamp and and Johney Strotkamp, both of Centralia. Gary is also grandfather to 19 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Services are to be held at a later date. Popkess Mortuary in Seneca is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.popkessmortuary.com.