Memorial service is Sunday for Snoqualmie's John Strange

John Michael Strange died Tuesday, Feb. 21, at his home in Snoqualmie. He was born July 18, 1978, in Sun Valley, Calif., and grew up attending schools in Fall City and Snoqualmie.

John is survived by his wife, Kristi Scates; their children, Kelly, Jason and Katie; his mother, Rose, and stepfather, Dan Janikowski; brother, Danny; grandfather, Leo Strange; and his father and stepmother, Sonny and Mary Thompson. They and his stepbrothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends will miss him.

John was preceded in death by his brother, Jason Thompson, and recently, by his grandmother, Carol Strange.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church, 36017 S.E. Fish Hatchery Road, Fall City.

Family and friends are invited to leave a message at the Flintofts funeral home website,

In lieu of flowers, an account has been established for the family’s children. Donations can be made to the Strange/Scates Children’s Trust at any Bank of America Branch.


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