Carroll W. “Strows” Strowmatt, 67, of Rosewood Heights, Illinois passed away at 9:35 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at his home.
He was born August 25, 1950 in Carrollton, Illinois, a son of the late Glen Strowmatt and Isabelle Yeama.
He met the love of his life in 1968 and married the late Diana (Hutton) Strowmatt, March 29, 1972 and she passed away on September 18, 2002.
He had a strong passion for Corvettes. He enjoyed restoring them with his best friend, Tom Martin.
He retired from Granite City Steel after 37 years of dedicated service.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Catrina and Bill Fronick of St. Louis; a son, Kent Strowmatt of Alton; eight grandchildren, Wil, Caitlyn, Charlie, Lynsey, Ashlynn, Bradley, Victoria and Diana; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Rosemary and Doug Sebastian, Glenna and Roy Walsh, Gina and Paul Walters and Marian; stepmother, Verna Strowmatt; two sisters-in-law, Marcia Eng and Danette Bobbitt; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
A memorial luncheon will follow the burial at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6500 Humbert Road in Godfrey.
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