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On December 1, 2020, our patriarch Papa Joe left this earth to meet his beloved wife Helen in heaven. Joe was surrounded by family and so much love. 

Joseph Lawrence Strabala lived an extraordinary life. Born October 5, 1932, Joe and his siblings Patricia and Bill were raised in Lohrville, Iowa, by Bertha and Wallace. He was a heroic Navy fighter pilot who served on the USS Bonhomme Richard CV-31 in VF-141, flew dozens of …

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October 5th, 1932

Lettered in Baseball, Basketball and Football


Graduated from high school


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Final resting place

Miramar National Cemetery

5795 Nobel Drive, San Diego, CA 92122

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