Dean LeRoy Stradling, 77, passed away on Feb 3, 2018 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born to Joseph Owen Stradling and Evelyn Fern Mathews on March 16th, 1940 in Mesa, Arizona. He is survived by his sons Steven Stradling and Scott Stradling and his daughter Kristie Stradling. He is also survived by his five grandchildren Collin Stradling, Taiera Castaneda, Shawn Stradling, Kalei Castaneda and Savannah Stradling.
Dean grew up in Mesa, AZ and graduated from Mesa High in 1959. Dean had a love for cars in his early years and was known to have one of the nicest rides in school. While in school he worked at the family cabinet shop, Stradling’s cabinets and that’s were he found his true passion. He had a gift for wood working and making cabinets.
Dean enjoyed the time he spent with his family. Dean played just as hard as he worked. There were countless trips up north. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and hiking.
A viewing will be held in Gilbert, Arizona at Falconers Funeral Home from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Monday, February 12th. Services will be held at the LDS meeting house on 2339 S. Crismon Rd. Mesa, Arizona at 10:00am on Tuesday, February 13th. Internment services will be held at Mesa Cemetery at 1:00pm on Tuesday, February 13th.