Douglas Lorne “Doug” Strader
May 5, 1945 ~ February 19, 2014
Douglas Lorne “Doug” Strader, 68, died February 19, 2014, at Peshastin, WA. Doug was born on May 5, 1945, at Alberta, Canada. He resided in Dryden, WA and considered the Wenatchee Valley his “home”. Doug enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged near the end of the Vietnam War. He became a U.S. Citizen in the early 70’s. Doug had several occupations, including movie set construction, orchard worker/Foreman, oil field hand, masonry and landscaping. His hobbies included oil painting, canning fruits and jellies, traveling by train to visit loved ones, and enjoying life.
He is survived by his daughter, Deea Strader, and her two children; four step-children; eight step-grandchildren; 12 step-great-grandchildren; four sisters; three brothers; numerous nieces and nephews; and extended family, Toby and Connie (Rinker) Teller and family. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, oldest brother and his wife, Donna Strader.
Doug’s remains will be placed in Decatur, TX, with his wife and a Family Memorial will be held at that time. Wards Funeral Chapel, of Leavenworth, WA, is handling the arrangements.