23 Roundy, Heber, Henry Strasburg, Reed Thompson_small.jpg

(Number 23 on the 1958 Highland map - 10835 N. 6260 W.)

August Freal & Donna Eugenia Roundy Stratton

The Strattons were brief residents of Highland, arriving in 1931. August was born June 9, 1909, in Hurricane, Utah to George Franklin and Emma Leydia Spendlove Stratton. Donna was born September 9, 1910, in Snowflake, Arizona to Heber Lorenzo and Elizabeth Frost Roundy (q.v.).

The Strattons lived in the Henry Strasburg home at Number 80 (on the 1958 Highland map). They were married May 8, 1928, in St. George, Utah and had seven children: Ranee, Audria, Gerald Kay, Emma Jean, Valrea, Cherole Ann, and Valene. Gerald Kay spent a few years as a teenager living in Highland with his Aunt, Elizabeth Day Hyde (q.v.). Donna died December 19, 1988, in Hurricane and August died April 9, 2004, also in Hurricane. They are buried in the Hurricane City Cemetery.

Kay Stratton

Kay Stratton - son of Freal & Donna

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

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