Obituary of Michael Stratton
~~ Michael Kent Stratton, age 57 of Roodhouse, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born February 13, 1960 in Jacksonville, the son of Donald and Ramona Grimmett Stratton.
Surviving are two daughters, Taylor (Josh) Sims of Jacksonville, and Allora Stratton of Granite City, and a son Trevor Stratton of Jacksonville. There are three grandchildren, Olivia Sims, Harper Sims, and Alexia Johnson, and his step-mother Linda Stratton Lally of Tennessee. Also surviving are two sisters, Mickey (Curt) Castleberry of White Hall, and Angela Martin of Springfield, two brothers, Donald Stratton (companion Sandy Kelly) of Springfield, Missouri, and Anthony Mattera of Springfield, Illinois, along with two step-brothers, Greg Grimmett of Texas, and Roger Grimmett of Springfield, Illinois, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ramona Mattera, father Donald Stratton, a sister Dawn Kraushaar, and a brother Robbie Grimmett.
Michael worked for PRS pallet repair service in Roodhouse and Jacksonville for many years. He enjoyed fishing and hanging out with his family and friends.
The family will host a memorial reception at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, Post Office Box 260, White Hall, IL. 62092.