Art Creative 04

Michael Strange

June 17, 1934 ~ February 9, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Michael Strange


CHARLESTON – Michael Strange, 88, of Effingham, formerly of Charleston, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2023.


Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at the Caudill-King Funeral Home, 1117 Jackson Avenue, Charleston.  Burial will be private.  Memorials may be made to the Tarble Arts Center at EIU or Donor’s Choice.


Michael was born June 17, 1934 at Terre Haute, Indiana, son of Kenneth R. and Anna I. (Nally) Strange.  He married Linda White, November 13, 1982 at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Effingham; she survives.  Also surviving are his children, Debra (Silas) Brewer, Cheryl (Alvin) Wilson, and Ken (Linda) Strange, all of Charleston, Karen (Boyd) Johnson of Sullivan, Laura (Joe) Odor of Albuquerque, NM, and Kristine (Larry) McCoy of Charleston.  Eighteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews also survive.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Charles Strange, one brother, Max Strange, and two sisters, Martha Land and Mary JoAnn Wilson.


Michael retired from Eastern Illinois University and volunteered at Tarble Arts Center for twenty-two years.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Michael Strange, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Michael Strange?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Michael's memory.


February 14, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Caudill-King Funeral Home
Caudill-King Funeral Home
Charleston, IL 61920


© 2023 Harper-Swickard Funeral Home & Caudill-King Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility