Stratton was born on May 13 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Loretta June (Gilmore) Flett and Monte Randolph Flett. He is pre-deceased by them.  He is survived by his wife, Shannon Malloy-Flett, daughter, Misty Eranae Flett-Singleton, and husband Bryan, two grandchildren, Lilah and Loretta Quinn, all of Springfield, Oregon, and son, Stratton James Flett of San Francisco, California. Stratton leaves a brother, Randy (Norma) Flett, Seattle, Washington, and four nephews Eric, David, Brian, and Adam Flett.   Stratton’s sister, Cathy (David) Frost, Utopia, Texas, and two nephews and a niece, Caine and Travis Frost and Courtney Marcrum, hold memories of trips to Texas to visit Uncle Stratt. Stratton also leaves four additional nephews and four other nieces from South Dakota and Colorado.

He was employed as a roofing representative for Tremco, Inc., later RPM from December 5, 1984 until April 30, 2016.

Stratt grew up in Aurora, Illinois and moved to Des Moines Iowa with his parents to finish high school. He became enamored of Jimi Hendrix at a young age, and began playing guitar. He performed with his own band, "The Stratt Flett Band" in Des Moines, Iowa in the early 1970s, followed by other bands in Des Moines and Denver, Colorado. Stratt wrote and recorded original music during this time as well. Music was very much a part of his life. In addition to his music, he loved woodworking and handcrafted some beautiful pieces of furniture and frames.

He was in hospice care at his Dripping Springs home and died with his dog, Tug II, by his side. The family requests donations in his memory be made to Heart to Heart Hospice in lieu of flowers.

Stratt left this world one month to the day of his 63rd Birthday. He is being cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held in Dripping Springs on May 13th in his honor.

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