David G. Strang
David G. Strang, 85, a lifelong resident of Grayslake, passed away September 7, 2015 at his home. He was born July 8, 1930 in Grayslake, IL to Harold and Gertrude (nee: Grandy) Strang. David was a third generation funeral director and owner of Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium for over 50 years. He was a member of the Grayslake Historical Society, the Grayslake American Legion Post #659, Rising Sun Lodge #115, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Supreme Council 33, a Shriner of Medinah Temple Chicago, and Lake Council #121, Cryptic Masons of Illinois, Waukegan. Dave was in the second graduating class of Grayslake Community High School in 1948. Dave served in the US Army as a paratrooper and was an avid collector and showman of antique cars. He was also known for his love of animals, especially boxers. Dave is survived by his brother Thomas G. Strang, several cousins, and his devoted staff at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Arden Babcox. Friends of the family may visit on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with Masonic services at 8:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral chapel. Procession will be led by a horse-drawn hearse to Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake, IL. For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847) 223-8122. Memorial donations may be made to the Grayslake Historical Society, 164 Hawley Street, Grayslake, IL 60030 or to Boxer Rebound, PO Box 214, Ringwood, IL 60072.