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Hazel Strickler


    Hazel Strickler

    Hazel A. Strickler, age 100 of Plattsmouth, NE, formerly of York, NE died Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth. She was born March 14, 1921 at Watertown, NE to Raymond and Alice (Osborn) Hazzard. On January 3, 1943 she was married to Paul Strickler at York. Hazel was a member of the First United Methodist Church in York, Eastern Star and was a member of the York Country Club. She enjoyed golfing, playing Bridge, Yahtzee, Dominoes and square dancing. As a seamstress, Hazel made clothing, quilts and over 200 diaper bags for charity. She loved watching Nebraska sports.

    ​She is survived by her daughter Rhonda (Craig) Thompson of Ridgefield, WA and a daughter-in-law Cheryl Strickler of Bellevue, NE. Her grandchildren include, Scott (Mary) Strickler of Kansas City, KS, Jeffrey (Kristen) Strickler of Fremont, NE and Dustin (Jessica) Strickler of Omaha, NE. Great Grandchildren include, Taylor, Colton, Elijah, Jacob, Jackson, Noah, Beckham, Theo and Celia. Also surviving are sisters -in-law Geri Hazzard of Kearney, NE and Marilyn Hazzard of Broomfield, CO, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Ronald and siblings Bernard, Ruth, Kenneth, Walter, Lois, Roselyn, Raymond and Harley.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church in York with the Reverend Art Phillips officiating. Burial in York’s Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday with her family greeting friends between 6:00 – 8 :00 p.m., that same evening at the mortuary in York. Memorials may be directed to the Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth.

    Hazel’s funeral service will be webcast live on Metz Mortuary’s Facebook Page.


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