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June 21, 2013

Kenneth 'Ken' Lysle Strait

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---- — Kenneth ‘Ken’ Lysle Strait

BOERNE, Texas — Kenneth “Ken” Lysle Strait passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the age of 51.

He was born in Cooperstown, on June 11, 1962, to Charles Strait and Judith Thorn Jackson. He is preceded in death by his father.

Ken is survived by his sons, Zachary and Kolby Strait; mother and stepfather, David and Judith Jackson; sister, Katherine Nichols and husband Brian of Otego; grandmother, Emily Thorn of Hartwick; several aunts; uncles; nieces and nephews; and his special uncle, Jack Thorn.

Ken served in the United States Army for eight years. He was on the Army Rifle Shooting Team for six of those years. Ken started and operated Strait’s Pressure Cleaning based out of San Antonio. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing with his sons. Ken was a generous man who was always willing to lend a helping hand.

A celebration of Ken’s life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home.

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Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association at P.O. Box 84112, Dallas, TX 75284-1125, (800) 242-8721,; American Diabetes Association Memorials and Honor Donations at P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312,; or to Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 Attn: Internet Processing, (800) 942-0149.

Arrangements with Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home of Boerne, Texas.