The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

January 23, 2013

Matthew W. Strader


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Matthew W. Strader, beloved husband, father and brother, passed from this earth on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Chambersburg, Pa., after struggling briefly with a rare condition, Amyloidosis.

He was the son of the late John and Patricia Strader.

Born in Danville, Matt graduated from Danville High School in 1978 and went on to attend Mississippi State University at Starksville, with a specialty in turf management. During his career as a golf course superintendent, he worked at Edgemont County Club in Huntington Valley, Pa., Penn National Country Club in Fayetteville, Pa., and Hidden Creek Country Club in Reston, Va.

Matt is survived by his wife, Kimberley Strader; and their four sons, Jeremy Drake of Gainesville, Fla., Joshua Drake of Berkley, Calif., Christopher Strader of Chambersburg, Pa., and David Strader of Chambersburg, Pa. Matt has 10 surviving siblings including his twin, Steve Strader, of Danville, Michael Strader of Decatur, Judith Glatz of Las Vegas, Nev., Cody Miller of Danville, George Strader of Davenport, Iowa, Kevin Strader of Brooklyn, N.Y., Paul Strader of Santa Ana, Calif., Jeff Strader of St. Louis, Mo., Andrew Strader of Mission Viejo, Calif., and Melissa Ronto of Danville.

He will be sadly missed by all those whose lives he touched.

At his request, there will be no public service.

The family requests that any remembrances be given in care of the Matthew W. Strader Memorial c/o Susquehanna Bank, 801 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, Pa.

Condolences and memories may be shared on her Book of Memories page at

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