Edward Alan Strohmier, 59, of Brookville, Indiana, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 4, 2019 after a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born on September 1, 1960 in Vicenza, Italy, where his father was stationed during his United States Air Force service. After graduating from Kaiserslautern American High School in Germany, Eddie continued his education at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, earning a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1984.
Eddie and Jenni met while volunteering for Brookville EMS 2 and were married at St. Michael Church in Brookville in 1989. Eddie served the Brookville and Connersville communities as a pharmacist for over 35 years. In addition to pharmacy, Eddie had a diverse number of hobbies from day trading to making videos with his drone. He enjoyed showing the family the planets through his telescope and watching NASA video feeds using a satellite dish he configured himself. In 1996, Eddie was a founder of Bonwell Global Net, the first internet service provider in Franklin county and one of the first Linux based, open source internet providers in the country.
Eddie is survived by his wife Jennifer (Geis) Strohmier; three children, Sam, Celena, and Brayden Strohmier; his parents, Alan and Mary (Burkhart) Strohmier; siblings, Nadine and Steve Simmermeyer, Tamra Schmid, and David and Glenda Strohmier, all of Brookville Indiana.
Eddie requested to be memorialized privately; however, memorial contributions can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, at www.pancan.org. The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the Strohmier family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .