Trent J. Stricherz

                    August 26, 1964  -  July 13, 2009

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Trent J. Stricherz, age 44, of Waverly, SD, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2009 in his home. Funeral mass was held on Friday, July 17, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waverly with Father Ken Koster officiating. Music was furnished by the St. Joseph Parish Choir accompanied by JoAnn Comes.  Interment in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Waverly, SD. Visitation was held on Thursday, from 4:00-9:00 p.m., with a scripture service at 7:00 p.m. at the Wight, Comes & Sogn Funeral Chapel, and on Friday prior to the service at the church.

Honorary Pallbearers were Eddie Flemming and the South Shore Saddle Club.

Active Pallbearers were his nephews: Jeremy Stricherz, Jesse Stricherz, Jordan Stricherz, Daniel Turbak, Raymond Turbak and Joseph Manke.

Trent Joel Stricherz was born on August 26, 1964 to Darrell F. and Mary (Ries) Stricherz at Watertown, South Dakota. He grew up in Waverly where he attended school and graduated from Waverly High School in 1982. He then attended Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown.

Trent lived near Waverly and was previously employed at Whitney Welding in South Shore, S & W farms in Strandburg, and Muth Electric in Watertown. He was currently working as an electrician for Flemming Electric in Florence.

He enjoyed following his children's soccer and t-ball events.

Trent was preceded in death by his father; grandparents; one nephew; and one grand nephew.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Stricherz of Waverly, SD; his daughter, Emily Stricherz; his stepson, Kyle Carpenter and their mother, Tina Carpenter all of Watertown, SD; his siblings, Paulette (Scott) Schmeling of New Ulm, MN, Tom (Donna) Stricherz of Waverly, SD, Lea Ann Manke and special friend Bob Benson of Mitchell, SD, Tim Stricherz of Watertown, Tad Stricherz and special friend Kathy Minatra of Waverly, Darla (Randy) Guderian of Kranzburg, SD, Terry (Lynelle) Stricherz of Ignacio, CO, and Todd Stricherz of Phoenix, AZ; many nieces and nephews; and many grand nieces and grand nephews.

Date Time
Thursday, 7/16/2009 4:00-9:00 p.m., with a scripture service at 7:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
Wight, Comes & Sogn Funeral Chapel - Watertown, SD
Date Time
Friday, 7/17/2009 10:30 a.m.
Service Location  
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Waverly, SD

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Born: August 26, 1964

Death: July 13, 2009

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