US Army

Steven M. Strauss

November 11, 1957 ~ December 4, 2021 (age 64)


Steven Mitchell Strauss was called home by the Lord on December 4, 2021 in Casper, Wyoming after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Steven, who went by Steve, was born November 11, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York.

Steve was a PFC in the U.S. Army as a mechanic at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was part of the 82nd Airborne division. He served at the 81st Maintenance Co in Germany. During his career in the military, he received an Expert M16 Driver Badge. He was honorably discharged on September 28, 1978.  He then graduated with an engineering degree from NYIT.

Steve loved the Lord. He was on the production team at Soldiers of the Light Church primarily running camera. He was also a member of Rock of Ages and Casper Community Church.

Steve had many pleasures in life. Steve participated in ARC Ham Radio for many years. He collected many radios over those years. His call sign was WA2SMS. His previous call sign was KC2ACL. He loved Nascar and was a hardcore Dale Earnhardt Sr. fan. Steve was an avid gun sport enthusiast as well. He participated in many local gun shooting competitions over the years. He liked fishing and hunting and enjoyed watching wrestling. Steve loved classic rock and hard rock and listened to it all the time. He never liked to live without a dog by his side. Steve had a memorable sense of humor.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Janet who passed on April 3, 2001.

He is survived by his wife Joyce, whom he married on May 7, 2007. He is also survived by his children Mildred (Millie) Grauer of NY, Talitha (Tali) Keen-Combs of FL, Edward (Eddie) Strauss of NY, Connie Strauss of SD, and Alvin Strauss of Casper. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Jaclyn Baird, Angeleena Ruben, Michael Keen, Jackson Keen-Combs, Brian Strauss, Andrew Lund-Strauss, Lucas Johnson, and Kaylynn Combs.

Arrangements are entrusted to Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Ave. Casper, WY 82601.

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