Claude StregeClaude Strege, 79, Wyndmere, ND passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at St. Catherine's Living Center, Wahpeton, ND. Funeral services will be on Wednesday at 10:30 AM at Peace Lutheran Church, Barney, ND with Rev. Sean Daenzer officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5 PM to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at Peace Lutheran Church, Barney. There will also be visitation one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Interment will be at Elk Creek Cemetery, Wyndmere. Arrangements are entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton.
Claude was born on June 28, 1934 to Otto and Myrtle (Solberg) Strege near Lidgerwood, ND. When he was very young the family moved to a farm near Wyndmere where he attended country school and graduated from Wyndmere High School in 1951. He then enlisted in the US Air Force and served his country for four years. When he returned to Wyndmere he attended NDSCS for one year.