Lorin Charles Strout

November 23, 1926
- November 12, 2006

MILO - Lorin "Tige" Charles Strout, 79, husband of Lucy (Martin) Strout, died Nov. 12, 2006, surrounded by his family at Penobscot Valley Hospital, after a short illness. Tige was born Nov. 23, 1926, in Milo, the son of Aubrey and Hattie (Fitz) Strout. He attended Milo High School from 1941 to 1944, where he played basketball and baseball. Tige's love for sports continued as he participated in sports many years after his graduation from Milo High School. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the original crew, which commissioned the USS Little Rock. After receiving an honorable discharge from the Navy, Tige worked at several occupations, eventually becoming a carman for the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, until his retirement in 1987. After retirement, Tige was able to enjoy his favorite pastimes for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed snowmobiling. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting every year with his family and friends, especially in the Buttermilk Pond and Eagle Lake areas. Tige was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen, where he had served as president, the Joseph P. Chaisson American Legion Post No. 41 and the National Rifle Association. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lucy Strout of Milo; two sons, Ronald Strout and his wife, Deborah, of Gorham and Keith Strout and his wife, Sue, of Conroe, Texas; a brother, Clarence Strout of Milo; three sisters, Nellie Buck of Sebec, Tina Hall of Patten and Ruth Hall of Dover-Foxcroft; two grandchildren, Scott Strout of O'Fallen, Ill., and Kelly Franke of Chicago; three stepgrandchildren, Suzanne Parent of Portland, Renard Davis of Lunenburg, Mass., and Jamie Cail of Milo; 11 great-grandchildren, great-stepgrandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Lary Funeral Home, Milo, with the Rev. Nancy Moore officiating. After the service, a time of sharing and refreshment will be at the J.P. Chaisson American Legion Hall. Burial will be in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery.

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