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“I miss my cousin Butchie. Though he was much older than me I remember our holidays together before he moved away, With his sister Mary Alice gone I...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Ann Bauer Owen

“Sorry John is no longer with us. He was valiant in his fight and never lost his sense of humor. I will miss his funny emails. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Gloria Stone (class of 1960)

“I was stunned when I saw John's obit today. Kathleen and I discussed our enjoyable Sunday foursomes and dinners at BCC many years ago. I will...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jon Walgren

“Dear Kathy,Sorry for your loss. Out of town. When things settle down, give me a call and Hacias and I will take you to lunch. We may even discuss old...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: David Dent

“Kathy, Am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and hope to connect on a better day.Maryl Balgenorth ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Maryl Balgenorth

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My sincere regards Bill McKoin ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Bill McKoin

“We fondly remember John's humor, his frankness and his passion for coaching our girls soccer and softball teams. We especially remember what a card...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Marc and Mary Lou

“With fond memories of John, I'm sending love to you, Kathy, and your family. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Mariola Schutte

“I’m sorry for you loss. May theGod of all comfort give you the courage and the strength to cope. (2Corinthians 1:3,4) ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Era

John F. Stroh was born on September 29, 1942 in Akron, Ohio. His parents were John and Dorothy (nee Bauer) and they were of German and English descent. He died on Monday, August 5, 2013, peacefully at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He was 70 years of age. John was a resident of Bloomfield Hills for 26 years and a former resident of Troy. He graduated in 1960 from Garfield High School, Akron, OH and then he graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit with his degree in Marketing. He was a longtime marketing executive and manufacturer's representative in the Detroit automotive industry. He was a former member and board member of the Birmingham Country Club and a former member of the Heathers Club in Bloomfield Hills. He loved coaching his daughter's sports and was past-president of the Marian Athletic Club. He also served as president of his neighborhood homeowners association. He enjoyed playing golf, American history and was a Civil War buff. John was an avid Buckeye fan….he was always looking forward to the college football season. Beloved husband of Kathy Stroh (nee Caserio) and they were married for 34 years. Father of Kristin Winkel (Dave), John Stroh (Jacqueline) and James Stroh (Marilyn). Brother of Mary Redle (David). Also survived by five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Brother-in-law of Richard Caserio (Patricia), Joseph Caserio (Karen) and Patricia Clark (Kevin). Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Avenue, Royal Oak, Friday, August 9, 2013 after 10a.m. until memorial service at 11a.m. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial tributes to the Marian High School Athletic Dept, 7225 Lahser Rd., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 or Noah's Light Foundation, 446 West Plant St., Winter Garden, FL 34787 or The Game Of your Life Foundation (G.O.L.F.) 491 Jonesville Rd., Coldwater, MI 49036.

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A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors
2600 Crooks Road Troy, MI 48084
Tel. (248) 362-2500

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