Trula Strange, 85

Trula Joy "Pat" Strange, 85, of Lagro, Indiana, died at 2:15 am, Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.  She was born December 10, 1930 in Wabash County, Indiana to Robert and Elizabeth (Kessinger) Cole.

Pat was a 1949 graduate of Lagro High School. She was a member of the Lagro Community Church, Lagro American Legion Auxilary, Wabash Women of the Moose, and longtime member of the Wabash women's bowling league. Pat was an avid Purdue fan, and enjoyed sewing, quilting, and horseback riding.  

She is survived by two sons, Frank (Molly) Strange of Huntington, and Arthur (Debbie) Strange of Lagro; five grandchildren, Brian (Marcia) Strange of Huntington, Samantha (Kyle) Weaver of Nashville, Tenn., Nathan Strange of Lagro, Alexandria Strange of Port Charlotte, Fla, and Elizabeth Strange of St. Elmo, Ill.; two great-grandchildren, and daughter-in-law, Deb Strange, of Port Charlotte. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Cody Strange, two brothers, and one sister.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave, Wabash. There will be no funeral service at this time. Graveside service and burial will be in Estates of Serenity Cemetery, Marion, at a later date.

Preferred memorial is to the charity of the donor's choice.

The memorial guest book for Pat may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Mar 22