At 12:21 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, Wolfgang August Strahl passed away peacefully of natural causes. He was being visited and comforted by family members at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Wolfgang was born in Emmern, Germany, on Feb. 8, 1932. He and his family immigrated to Canada in 1957 and several years later immigrated to the United States. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Gerda; daughter, Ilona (husband Bunky); three grandchildren, Michelle, Tyler (wife Sara) and Brooke; and great-granddaughter, Kendall. He is preceded in death by his loving daughter, Monika.
A memorial service will be held at The Little Chapel on the Boardwalk in Wrightsville Beach, followed by a celebration of his life in Landfall at the Nicklaus Clubhouse, 800 Sun Runner Place, Wilmington, NC 28405.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Little Chapel on the Boardwalk, 2 West Fayetteville St., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 or The Kenan Chapel of Landfall, 510 Arboretum Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.
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