DOWAGIAC, Mich. — Troy Aaron Strand, 60, of Dowagiac and Edwardsburg, passed to his rest Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Spectrum Hospital, St. Joseph, after an illness.
He was born Nov. 18, 1958, in South Bend, the son of William R. and Rita M. (Silveus) Strand, and has lived in the Michiana area all of his life.
He worked for the RV industry for many years, making furniture. He worked hard and long hours for many years to provide for his family.
Surviving are the children who shared his household at one time or another, Kassandra Wing of Dowagiac, Marcus Strand of Dowagiac, Jade Wing of Elkhart, Jacob Wing of Elkhart, Blaine Strand of Elkhart and Brad Davis of South Bend. There are nine grandchildren, a sister Angela R. Strand of Edwardsburg and a brother, Frank (Peggy) Strand of Springtown, Texas. Also his former wife, Shannon Rayle of Dowagiac.
There is no service at this time.
Cremation will take place and in the spring of 2020, there will be a service and inurnment in Adamsville Cemetery on his parents grave.
Arrangements are by the Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home, Edwardsburg.