Doug was born on June 3, 1950, in David City, Nebraska to Ralph and Elzada Stroman. Doug passed away peacefully on May 12, 2023, at home with family by his side. Doug was raised on the Stroman Farm in Ulysses, Nebraska. Doug attended Ulysses Grade School. Then in 1966, the family moved to Leigh, Nebraska where Doug graduated from Stanton High School in 1968.
Doug enlisted in the Navy (August 1969- August 1975) stationed in Guam as a Radioman. Doug married Melba Banez and continued to live in Guam, raising his two sons, Jeremiah, and Joshua until 1983. After divorcing from Melba, he returned to Nebraska with his two boys and remained in Nebraska.
Doug married Suzanne (Magee) Stroman in 1992. They lived in Lincoln, Nebraska where Doug worked as both a flooring and antique salesman. Doug had a deep passion for family, friends, Jesus, music, and antiques. Some of Doug’s favorites were Pink Floyd and John Deere.
Survived by his Wife: Suzanne (Susie), Son: Jeremiah Stroman (Bobbi), Stepsons: Nate (Anita) Moore, and Justin Moore. Grandchildren: Brittany Closson (Christopher), Alexandra Stroman, Jacob Stroman, Harper Moore, Quinn Moore, Jesse Stroman, Jordan Stroman, Joshua JR Stroman, and Harley Stroman. Brother: Charles (Chic)(Karen) Stroman, Sisters: Judy (Dwight) Kumm, Marilyn (Robert) Croci, Special Cousin: Gary (Jane) Greiving, Special Friend: Adam (Heidi) Kruger, and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents: Ralph and Elzada Stroman, Brother: Stephen (Steve) Stroman, Scott Stroman, Son: Joshua Stroman, and Grandson: Joseph Stroman.
Graveside to be held at 10:00 a.m. at Ulysses Township Cemetery on June 17, 2023. A Celebration of Life will be held June 17, 2023, From 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Willard Community Center, 1245 S. Folsom Street, Lincoln Nebraska. Memorials in lieu of flowers to the family can be sent to the Stroman Family at 1809 SW 31st Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68522.
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