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James Strehlow

October 13, 1971 — February 16, 2015

Eureka-James Michael Strehlow, 43, of Eureka, IL passed away in Eureka at 7:15 pm on Monday, February 16, 2015.

He was born on October 13, 1971 in St. Paul, MN a son of Mike and Vicki Brown Strehlow. He married Cindy Hanley in East Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are three children, Samuel Strehlow; Abby Strehlow; Gregory Strehlow all of Eureka; his mother Vicki Bushman of Eureka; his father Mike (Laurie) Strehlow of Jacksonville, FL; two brothers, Brad (Renee) Strehlow of Eureka; Chris (Sheila) Strehlow of Metamora; one sister, Nikki (Jason) Hiatt of DeKalb, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his step-father, Stan Bushman.

James enjoyed music, computers, and sports. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan.

A visitation will be held on Friday, February 20, 2015 from 5-7 pm at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Memorial contributions may be made to an education fund for his children in care of Eureka Community Bank. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


FEB 20. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

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