Clatten James Strait

Clatten James Strait

Clatten “Sam” Strait, age 55 of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, passed peacefully on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 after a 6 month battle with cancer.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering will be held Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Rank’s Tavern in Adams, Wisconsin.

Sam was born April 17, 1962 in Madison, Wisconsin to Gerald and Delcie (Snell) Strait. He married Bernice Forbes in April of 1984 in Edmund, Wisconsin. He was always a caring whole hearted man that loved his family and friends. He enjoyed playing music of all sorts but most of all enjoyed his jam sessions at Rank’s Tavern in Adams. Sam also enjoyed his Wednesday lunches with his wife Bernice at the Friendship Connection.

Sam is survived by his wife, Bernice (Forbes); son, Christopher (Jolyn) Strait of Wisconsin Dells; daughter, Michelle (Glen) Racette of Reedsburg; brother, Joseph Strait of Adams; sisters, Geraldine (Frank) Hauge and Kim (Cliff) Kleven of Friendship; grandchildren, Luke and Wyatt Weishoff; and his beloved cats, Kitty-Kitty and Meow-Meow. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Delcie Strait.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the family would be appreciated.