We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services
William J. Stratton, “Bill”, 71, of Salem, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family. He was born in Salem on May 11, 1951 to parents William and Matilda (Krizay) Stratton.
Bill enjoyed going fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. He was a graduate of West Branch High School, class of 1969. He was the former president of John Krizay Inc., where he was employed for 41 years. More than anything else, Bill loved spending time with his beloved grandchildren.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Judy (Fagan) of 36 years; daughter, Jennifer Stratton; former son-in-law, Stan Tatro; 7 grandchildren, Bentley, Haylee, Marshall, Zayn, Cooper, Stanley and Ryker; sisters, Linda Horsfall and Judy (Robert) Cook; brothers, Jim Stratton, Robert (Crystal) Stratton, and Ron (Janet) Stratton.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Larry Stratton.
A funeral service will be held for Bill at Stark Memorial Funeral Home on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 1:00pm. Calling hours will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Hope Cemetery.
If unable to attend, you may show your support by joining our complimentary "Hugs from Home" program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.