Werner Strobel

Obituary of Werner A. Strobel

Werner Alois Strobel, 88 years old of South Salem, New York passed away on Wednesday June 14th 2023, in the loving presence of his wife and daughter. A celebration of life will be held at North Salem golf club on July 20 from 11-3, anyone who would like to tell a story about Werner, you’re more than welcome. Werner was born in Mannheim Germany on November 30, 1934 to his parents Joseph and Erna Strobel. He attended carpentry school where he was awarded accomplished master carpentry degrees. He moved to America when he was 21 years old, started his own prosperous business until he retired at the age of 82. He loved America as if he was born here. Needless to say he was extremely patriotic. Putting his skills to work he built a wonderful serene home with his own two hands. He had many hobbies such as planting flowers, landscaping but the love of his life was flying in his Cessna 172 airplane. Along with playing golf with his wife Carol and his friend Ray he also found comfort sitting around the fire pit with his daughter. 


He is survived by his wife Carol, Daughter Laura Pelky, his granddaughters Briana (Mitchell) Martin, and soon to be baby Martin, and, Desiree (Trevor) Young. Shadow his cat. Brother in laws Robert Walsh, and Charles Walsh. He is preceded in death by his mother Erna, Father Joseph, his baby sister, James and Ruth Walsh, Dorothy Walsh, Charles (Mabel) Schmitt, He will be remembered as a strong, smart, caring husband, father, and grandfather we will miss you, the family wishes to extend our gratitude to hospice, for the extra caring needs they gave Nurse Carrie, caregiver Patty, Pastor Milton and Hoyt Funeral Home.


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