A celebration of his life will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Faith Community Church in Waupaca, with full military honors performed. Pastor Eric Tober, Pastor Paul Stevens and Dan Brygger will officiate. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Park in Waupaca.
Visitation will be at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, and at the church from 9 a.m. Friday until the service.
A memorial has been established in his name.
Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
The Rev. Strike was born Sept. 25, 1949, in Iola, a son of the late Willis and Dolores (Doerfler) Strike.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War from May 10, 1968, to May 9, 1972.
He was married to Violet Engle Sept. 27, 1969, in Palos Park, Ill.
He ministered to all branches of military with Campus Crusade for Christ International in San Diego, Calif. He became the pastor at Faith Community Church of Waupaca on Sept. 1, 1999.
Survivors include his wife, Waupaca; two sons, James, Waupaca, and Jeffery (Elle), Minneapolis, Minn.; two sisters, Selene “Lele” (Jerry) Finch, Neenah, and Patti (Don) Weiland, Waupaca; three brothers-in-law, Vernon (Peg) Engle, Stevens Point, and Rich (Fran) Engle and David (Pam) Engle, both of Waupaca; one sister-in-law, Carol (Steve) Buck, Waupaca; and two granddaughters.