Peter Martin Strand, age 66, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in Barrington, Ill. He was born in Connecticut on August 10, 1953, the son of Herbert J. and Elizabeth Strand and grew up on a chicken farm in Cheshire.
While attending Quinnipiac University, he was a member of the ski club. During Peter’s working years, he was a salesman, belonged to the Fox River Grove United Methodist Church and was a former Lions Club member. In his spare time, he enjoyed travelling, playing the piano, fishing and watching the Patriots. Peter loved to tell stories, read and spend time with his grandkids. His family will miss him very much.
He is survived by his children, Katherine (Michael) Fitch and Erin Strand; friend and former wife Kelly Strand; grandchildren Ava and Elliot Fitch; and Peter’s wife, Janina Kryzanowska. Peter was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert J. and Elizabeth Strand; his aunt and uncle, Pearl Anderson and Harry Anderson; and cousin Nancy Kesilewski.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2 p.m. at The Fox River Grove United Methodist Church, 400 Opatrny Drive, Fox River Grove, IL 60021.