ELK GROVE VILLAGE – Harold D. Strater, 87, from Elk Grove Village passed away peacefully Nov. 24, 2012.
Harold was born in Ivesdale, lived in Mount Prospect for over 25 years and retired in Hampstead, N.C., and Elk Grove Village.
Harold was an Army veteran of World War II. He loved many and was loved back. He was a simple man with many talents and a generous heart.
He enjoyed dancing and music, building and fixing things, helping others, fishing, nature, football, friends, family and life. He worked at Illinois Bell and Southern Bell for over 35 years.
He is survived by daughters, Vicki Strater and Cindy (Tom) Wroble; grandson, Mike; sisters, Clara Horath, Wanda Jenkins and Eva Bently; brother, Merrell "Jiggs" Strater; along with more family and friends. We will all miss him.