MILLBROOK, N.Y. -- Millbrook resident Steven H. Strandberg died Tuesday, Feb. 2. He was 71.
Born in Yonkers, Strandberg served in Vietnam as a special agent for the Army Military Intelligence branch from 1967-70. He began his long career with New York state in 1971 and worked with the state Division of Veterans' Affairs from 1973 until he retired in December 2010.
Strandberg loved history, books, ships and music -- especially that of the big band era.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Roberts Strandberg; son William Strandberg; granddaughter Jordan Masciarelli; daughter-in-law Lisa Masciarelli; grandson Alex Strandberg; sister Karen Brue; niece Patty Young and her husband Chris and their children; nephew Robert Brue; brother-in-law Charles Alley and his wife Scottie and their children; and mother-in-law Helen Alley.
Strandberg was predeceased by his parents, Gertrude and Clifford Strandberg, and grandson Nicholas Steven Strandberg.
Visiting hours will be from 4-6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at Allen Funeral Home, 3270 Franklin Ave., Millbrook. On Monday evening at 6:30 p.m., funeral services and military honors will be rendered by the U.S. Army.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by clicking here.