Donald J. Strasser
July 20, 1929 - September 15, 2017
Dad grew up on the South Side of Chicago, Visitation Parish. He met his beautiful wife, Mary, at school and was smitten; he would stand on the street corner and wait for her to walk by just to say hello; he would then run blocks forward and wait on another corner so he could see her again and say hi; such a sweet story. They were married in 1955 and spent 60 wonderful years of love and happiness together. Dad went to Leo High School where he played basketball; he was awarded a scholarship to Notre Dame University. As a freshman, he earned a spot on the Varsity Team. He joined the ROTC while in College and served in the Korean War. Upon his return to the States, he married our Mother; Mary in June of . . .