Paul A. Stracke was born August 19th, 1953, in Harlan, Iowa to Bernard and Barbara (Shields) Stracke. Paul passed on Monday 3/21/22 in his home in Graham Washington. He was a group leader for the Puyallup Valley Pulmonary Hypertension Association Support Group and monthly blood donor, achieving "galloner" status. Paul worked in drywall for over 30 years before becoming a medical courier for Cellnetix Labs in Tukwila. He is survived by his wife Cheryl (Altic) Stracke, 3 daughters Tabetha Perkins, Christina Bisson, Patricia Broome and 2 sons Adam Stracke and Michael Stracke, 13 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 5 brothers, and 2 sisters. He was loved by many and will be missed by many more. Services will be held on Friday April 15th at Edwards Memorial in Lakewood Washington.