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Strawn, Gregory Lee

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Gregory Lee Strawn, age 63 of Burlington, Iowa died at 10:51 A.M. Monday, February 17, 2014 at his home.

Gregory was born March 1, 1950 in Hutchinson Kansas, the son of Kenneth and Mary (Folger) Strawn. He attended and graduated from Galesburg Public Schools. Greg also attended the Missouri Military Academy for two years, a private school in New Haven Connecticut for two years, and Bradley University for two years.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Strawn of Galesburg; a sister, Vicki Mehaffey of Galesburg; two nephews: Franz Davis of Annapolis, Maryland and Seth Davis of Peoria; an aunt, Hazel Vilardo of Galesburg; a brother-in-law, Richard Davis of Peoria; and four great nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father and a sister, Sue (Strawn) Davis.

Gregory served in the Army and spent some time in Korea. He was also a Mason.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Galesburg VFW Post #2257. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be made to www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com