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Charles Nicholas Strub

January 30, 1930 ~ October 3, 2018 (age 88)

            Charles Nicholas Strub, age 88, of Guttenberg, IA, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018.  He was born on January 30, 1930 in Lansing IA, the son of Cornelius and Marcella Strub. 

            Charles attended the Village Creek School and later Immaculate Conception High School in Lansing where he graduated with the class of 1948.  He served in the National Guard from 1949-1952 and received an honorable discharge.  On August 30, 1950, Charles was united in marriage with Nancy Jean Potter at St. Mary’s Church in Dubuque.  Nancy passed away and Charles later married Mary Arlene Wubben on November 24, 1972 at St. Francis De Sales Church in Hazel Green Wis.  Mary passed away on November 6, 1997.  For many years, Charles worked at John Deere in Dubuque until his retirement.  Charles was an avid St. Louis Cardinal’s and Chicago Bears fan.  Charles enjoyed gardening golfing, fishing, spending time with his children and grandchildren. 

            Charles is survived by his children, Gary (Heidi) Strub, Terry (Pam) Strub, Randy (Deb) Strub, Greg Strub, Mary Beth (Beba) Strub, Steve (Sandy) Strub, Peggy (Genevieve) and Nicholas Strub; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; siblings, Dan Strub, Marcela Hale, Margaret (Tom) Dolan, Ann Thimmesch, Bernice (Linus) Ott; siblings in laws, Willie (Betsy) Wubben, Melvin Wubben, Marie Geiger, Phyllis Wubben, Darlene Wubben; special friends, Beverly King & Harlan Reyerson and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

            Charles was preceded in death by his parents; 2 wives Nancy & Mary; 2 sons, Larry & Andy Strub; brother, Earl Strub; siblings in laws, Leo Thimmesch, John Hale; Lenore Strub, Lorrain (Rainy) Wubben, LaVern Wubben, LeRoy Wubben, Nancy Sullivan and Alice Fitzgerald




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