Eugene L. Stroot, age 92, a lifelong resident of Wabasha, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019. Gene was an active member of the community and proud of all his accomplishments.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Caroline (Roemer) Stroot, five brothers and five sisters. His wife, Frances (Nelson) Stroot passed away in 1984. Together, they have sons, Terry, Michael, and Richard; daughters, Barbara Glaze and Susan Stroot; grandchildren, Kelly (Skip) Langer, Ryan Glaze, Brady, and Kylie Stroot; and great-grandchildren, Rylie, Griffin and Evan Langer. He is also survived by his youngest sister, Pat (Ray) King and brother-in-law, Raymond Nelson. “Uncle Sonny” also has many nieces and nephews. He was loved by many and will be missed by more.
A visitation will be from 5-7pm Friday, January 11, 2019 at Abbott Funeral Home in Wabasha. A memorial Mass will be held at 12Noon at St Felix Catholic Church in Wabasha on Saturday, January 12, 2019 with visitation one hour prior at the church. Burial, with military honors, will follow at St. Felix Cemetery. Please join the family for a celebration of his life at the Wabasha VFW following the burial.