Elner C. Strand, 86
years of age, passed away on December 13, 2015.
He was born on
December 11, 1929 to Elner J. and Esther J. (Hyde) Strand of Chesterton, IN.
He is outlived by
his loving wife of 60 years, Sally; their children, Allan, Randall, Annette
Delaney (Robert), and Amy Hendricks (Steve); ten grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; and brother, William.
He was preceded in
death by a sister, Ann J. Nelson of Chesterton, IN; brother, John of
Pensacola, FL; and granddaughter, Jessica Hendricks.
He spent his
working career in the retail and wholesale meat business, beginning in his
early teens and retiring after thirty-two years with Hormel Foods.
He proudly served
as a U.S. Marine during the Korean War.
Visitation will be
held on Monday, December 28, from 5 Ð 8 p.m., at King of Glory Lutheran
Church, 2201 E. 106th St., Carmel, IN.
A Memorial Service
will be held at the same location on the following day, December 29, at 11
a.m., followed by visitation and a fellowship meal.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Child and Family Services or
the American Heart Association.
entrusted to A.R.N. Funeral & Cremation Services. Online condolences may be