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Harrison "Squeak" Strable, Jr.

October 15, 1951 — January 8, 2023

Harrison “Squeak” Strable, Jr., 71, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away at his home on Sunday, January 8, 2023 with his family by his side.

A memorial service for Squeak will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 20, 2023 at Cornerstone Church in Boone, Iowa, with Pastor King Smith officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Friday. Arrangements were entrusted to Carson-Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. For online obituaries and condolences, please visit:

Harrison Hoover Strable, Jr., son of Harrison and Constance (Bennett) Strable was born on October 15, 1951 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He received his education from the Des Moines Public Schools. While in high school, he attended Des Moines Hoover and then transferred to Des Moines East. Following his education, Squeak moved to California in 1968 with his brother-in-law to start a landscaping business. In 1970, he returned to Iowa and worked as a garbage man for one day and decided that wasn’t for him. The following day he accepted a job to manage a service station in Des Moines. In 1972, he began his career at Chicago Northwestern in Clinton, IA as a section man. Later in Boone he became conductor and finished out his career of 42 years with the Union Pacific Rail Road.

On August 29, 1971 he married Romona Powell, of 15 years and they had three sons together.

On July 23, 1988 Squeak was united in marriage to Loni Myrell in Des Moines. This brought together a beautiful blended family of eight. The couple resided in several communities throughout central Iowa.

Squeak was a member of the United Transportation Union. He enjoyed building things, NASCAR racing, reading, landscaping and caring for his yard.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Mathew; sister, Jan; and brothers, Jerry, John, Jack and Jim.

Survivors include his loving wife, Loni Strable of Ogden; two daughters, Robin (Wade) Good also of Ogden, and Kimberly Williams of Perry; three sons, Brian (Amy) Strable of Ankeny, Bradley (Heather) Strable of San Antonio, TX, and Larry (Alissa) Thomas of Cave Creek, AZ; 12 grandchildren, Clay, Shane, Ashley, Dylanger, Jenna, Kennedy, Addison, Langston, Landen, Ellyson, Evelyn, and Brandon; and one great granddaughter, Scarlett.

Memorials may be directed in memory of Harrison to: CFC International (Cardio-Facio-Cutaneous Syndrome) on behalf of his granddaughter, Ellyson Strable.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Harrison "Squeak" Strable, Jr., please visit our flower store.

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