Farming Agriculture 05

Deloris (Buldtman) Stratmeyer

March 30, 1922 ~ December 24, 2018 (age 96)


Mrs. Deloris Stratmeyer, age 96, of Metropolis, IL, passed away at 9:10 pm on Monday, December 24, 2018 at the Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Zion United Church of Christ with Pastor David Krueger officiating. Burial will follow in Zion E & R Cemetery.

Deloris was a member of Zion United Church of Christ and a loving and dedicated homemaker, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and farmwife that helped her husband run the family business.

Deloris is survived by her daughter, Debra Travis and husband Bobby of Belknap; son, Curtis Stratmeyer and wife Carmen of Metropolis; seven grandchildren, Dee Dee Wrye and husband James, Billy Travis and wife Julie, Dustin Stratmeyer and wife Brett, Katelin Stratmeyer, Matt Stratmeyer and wife Brandi, Marc Stratmeyer and wife Heather, and Lora Jacobs and husband Jason; 13 great grandchildren, Hannah, Josh, and Sarah Wrye, Blake and Ben Travis, Emery Stratmeyer, Mason and Mackenzie Stratmeyer, Trentyn, Emalyn, and Maci Stratmeyer, Jaxon and Marshal Jacobs; one daughter-in-law, Donna Stratmeyer; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Minnie (Teckenbrock) Buldtman; husband, Paul Stratmeyer; son, Dennis Stratmeyer; two brothers, Lavern and Irvin Buldtman.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 10 am to 12 noon at Zion United Church of Christ.

Memorial contributions may be given in Deloris’ name to the Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery Fund, 1132 Country Club Road, Metropolis, IL 62960 or Laura’s Celebration, P.O. Box 9311, Paducah, KY 42002.

Arrangements are entrusted to Miller-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis. Online condolences may be left at

Pallbearers will be James Wrye, Billy Travis, Dustin Stratmeyer, Matt Stratmeyer, Marc Stratmeyer, and Jason Jacobs.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Blake Travis, Josh Wrye, Milledge Mescher, Kenneth Teckenbrock.

To send flowers to Deloris' family, please visit our floral section.


December 29, 2018

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Zion United Church of Christ
1132 Country Club Road
Metropolis, IL 62960

Funeral Service
December 29, 2018

12:00 PM
Zion United Church of Christ
1132 Country Club Road
Metropolis, IL 62960


Zion UCC Cemetery Fund
1132 Country Club Road, Metropolis IL 62960

Laura's Celebration
P.O. Box 9311, Paducah KY 42002

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