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Don F. Strange

Don F. Strange Don F. Strange

Don Franklin Strange, 70, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at his home in Marengo.

He was born Jan. 4, 1949, in Paoli.

Don was a 1967 graduate of Paoli High School and moved to Marengo in 1976. He owned a small business called The Vac Shack for several years then started working for Startey Labs selling hearing aids. He was an avid gun and knife enthusiast and loved to go to the local shooting matches. We think he was best known as a school bus driver. He drove bus No. 9 for Crawford County Community School Corp. since 1981. He was forced to retire earlier this year due to health conditions.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Franklin (Frank) Strange and Hazel Louise Williams Pluris, two uncles and two aunts.

He is survived by aunts Ann Apple of Paoli and Carolyn Dalton of Orleans; his brother, Louis Strange (Linda) of Paoli; son, Danny Strange (Kim) of Virginia Beach, Va.; daughters, Kandy Wilson (Dickey) of Eckerty and Charity Strange of Evansville; five step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and long-time companion and best friend, Lanie King of Marengo.

Arrangements: McAdams Mortuary in Paoli. Cremation was chosen, and there will be no service.

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Memorial contributions may be made to: Compassion International Inc., where Don was a child sponsor for many years. Visit or by mail: Compassion International, Colorado Springs, CO 80997.