age 74, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 04, 2018 at Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis Co., Missouri. He was born June 28, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of the late Sara Catharine (nee DeClue) and Percy J. Straussberg.
He is survived by his wife Judy (nee Murphy) Straussberg; son Michael Straussberg of Festus; daughter Jamie Cupp of Festus; and grandchildren Owen Straussberg, Alex Straussberg, Mahayla Straussberg, Carter Cupp, and Addison Cupp.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant sister Darlene Marie Straussberg.
He was a retired Leadworker from the former St. Joe Lead Co. and Doe Run Corp. in Herculaneum, Missouri. Paul was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Festus; loved being with his grandchildren, enjoyed fishing and attending deer camp.
Visitation 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Visitation from 9:00 A.M. until the time of funeral services at 10:00 A.M. Friday, December 7, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Festus, officiated by Pastor Kayla Roe. Interment with full military honors in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City, Missouri. Memorials in Paul's memory are preferred to the National Kidney Foundation.