James Strasser, 56, of Midland, passed away after a short bout with cancer at MidMichigan Medical Center on November 13, 2019. He was born on January 10, 1963 to the late Joseph Peter and Elaine Helen (Berg) Strasser.
James served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a self-employed mechanical engineer. James enjoyed skiing, fishing, playing basketball at the community center, and riding motorcycles and mountain bikes. He was an author, entrepreneur, and song writer. James competed in many marathons and participated in many of his nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews activities.
James is survived by his brothers, Matthew and his wife Teri and their three children, Lindsey, Matthew, Mackenzie and their two grandchildren, Charli and Angel; brother, Tom and his wife Lillian and their two children, Gregory and Alyssa. He was predeceased by his brothers, Mike and Andy.
A private memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Strasser family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.