Animals Pets 13

Rachel "Denise" Lynn Strickland

April 9, 1958 ~ May 2, 2020 (age 62)


Rachel “Denise” Lynn Strickland, 62, of Wooster, died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at home.

Rachel was born April 9, 1958 in Massillon, OH to Weldon and Mary {McNeely} Farver.

Rachel received her bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from College of Almeda.

She married Warren Strickland on October 9, 1987. 

She was a Girl Scout leader for 12 years and was an avid animal lover who adopted any stray cat she found.

Rachel will be deeply missed by her husband; children Kendra Strickland of Akron, Kimberly Haslam of Davenport, FL; sister Stella (Richard) Herman.

Rachel was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law Ryan Haslam.

Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster is handling arrangements. Online tributes may be made at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne County Humane Society at 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd. Wooster, OH 44691.

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No services to be held

Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel
7067 Cleveland Rd PO Box 761
Wooster, OH 44691


Wayne County Humane Society
1161 Mechanicsburg Road, Wooster OH 44691
Tel: 1-330-345-5665

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