Allen Wayne Strecker, 71, of Russell, Kansas, died on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at the Wheatland Nursing Center in Russell. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan.

Cremation was selected by the family and they will have a private burial at a later date. The family requests that in lieu of flowers to please give memorials to the Russell City Fire Department and send in care of the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas, is in charge of the cremation arrangements.