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1958 Michael 2019

Michael Strukel

January 5, 1958 — May 15, 2019

Prayer service for Michael Joseph Strukel, 61, of Aurora will be 2 pm Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora with Fr. Charles Flynn officiating. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Inurnment will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Aurora at a later date. Michael died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his home. He was born on January 5, 1958 to Edward and Josephine (Turk) Strukel in Virginia. He grew up and attended school in Aurora, graduating from the Aurora-Hoyt Lakes High School, Class of 1976.  Following school, Michael went to work at Erie Mining, later LTV Steel, where he had served for 25+ years until the company closed.  Most recently, he had been working as a maintenance technician for the Holiday Inn Express in Mt. Iron.  He was an avid hockey fan, especially for the Minnesota Wild.  Michael most enjoyed watching the animals on his property and the peace and tranquility of being home. Survivors include his two brothers: Edward and Gerald Strukel, both of Aurora; and several cousins and other relatives, including his cousin and best friend, Billy Mitchell. He was preceded in death by his parents.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home-Aurora

402 W 3rd Ave N, Aurora, MN 55705

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