Gerald Blaz Strovas
Gerald (Jerry) Blaz Strovas of North Bend, WA died on January 20, 2010. He was 70.
Mr. Strovas was born on April 9, 1939 in Black Diamond, Colorado. He married Jacqueline Riley in Borger, Texas on June 4, 1959. They were married for 50 years.
In addition to his wife, survivors include his sister, Fran Braden of Borger, Texas, brother, Denny and his wife Carolyn Strovas of Amarillo, TX, his daughter, Carissa and her husband Deke Crews of Birmingham, AL, son Christopher and his wife Karissa Strovas of Bothell, WA and six grandkids – Sarah and Cole Crews, and Rylee, Caleb, Kyler, and Audrey Strovas. Preceded in death by his infant son Jerry Lynn Strovas.
Mr. Strovas was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. After growing up in Borger, Texas, Jerry and Jackie moved out west with the Mobil Oil Corporation. After many years with Mobil, Jerry owned the Paul Bunyan Market in North Bend, WA. His most recent years, Jerry has sold real estate in the Northwest. However, family and the outdoors were his passion. He spent the last number of years spending precious time with his grandkids in Washington and Alabama and hunting and fishing in Washington and Alaska. Jerry had a smile and a laugh for everyone he met. He will be missed.
Remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 27th at 2:00pm at Calvary Chapel North Bend, 1556 Boalch Ave NW, North Bend, WA 98045. A reception will follow.