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Gerald Edwin Strable, age 90, of Surprise, AZ passed away peacefully on April 30, 2021. Gerald (Jerry) was born on January 24, 1931 in Braddock, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest of four children. Jerry served in the US Army from 1953-1955. He lived in Detroit most of his life and worked for Chrysler Corporation for 30 years. He later retired to Sarasota, FL and then eventually moved to Surprise, AZ. Jerry is survived by his children: Jeff (Jennifer) Strable, Steve (Nanette) Strable, Sharon (Ron)Killen, Scott (Sylvia) Strable, Sue (Tom) Martin, Michelle (John) Theis, his 12 grandchildren: his 9 great grandchildren, his sister: Mary Jane Grommes, and his stepfamily: Barbara Lamb, Jack Goellner, Adrienne (Mark) Heberden, Susan (Nathan) Pisarski, John (Nancy) Bennett and their families. Jerry is pre-deceased by his parents: William and Sarah Strable, his brothers: William (Shirley) Strable Jr. USAF, Andrew Strable USAF, his brothers in law: Ken Sables, John Grommes, and his wives: Nancy Harvey and Marion Strable. A funeral mass service will be held on Monday, May 24, 2021 at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, located at 17111 W. Bell Road, in Surprise, AZ, with military honors starting at 10:15 am.