Steve Stricker’s older brother passes away

PGA Tour star Steve Stricker’s older brother Scott Stricker passed away on 4th October at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. Scott was born on 16th April 1963 in Edgerton and attended Edgerton High School and graduated in the Class of 1981.
Scott was a member of the Central Lutheran Church in Edgerton and worked at Nelson Young Lumber Company in Edgerton for many years. He lived at Cambridge and died at the age of 51.
Scott had undergone a surgery in January for a perforation in his intestine which was leaking bile into his stomach. He also went through a liver transplant in February, which saved his life. But after those surgeries, his kidneys stopped functioning properly and he was in and out of intensive care. He was also suffering from Crohn’s disease.
Scott’s funeral took place on 8th October with services commencing from 11 A.M. at the Central Catholic Church in Edgerton. Visitors were allowed between 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. at Albrecht Funeral Homes and Cremation Services in Edgerton.
In June Steve Stricker told the press in an interview that his brother’s health problem was taking a toll on his golf game. He told that he has been in the hospital when he is at home and his brother’s has been the focus of his family for the last six months.
Scott Stricker like his younger brother also enjoyed playing Golf and was a member of the Lake Ripley Country Club in Cambridge. He also played for the Home Talent baseball for the Albion Tigers and was a huge fan of Chicago Bears and Cubs.
Steve Stricker was the assistant captain for the U.S. Ryder Cup team last month. They lost to Team Europe in Perthshire, Scotland.