The Doe Network:
Case File 80DMIA


Dale Webster Strassburger
Missing since July 28, 1982 from Le Claire, Scott County, Iowa
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: October 10, 1947
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 34 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'9; 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Blonde hair; hazel eyes.
  • Dentals: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Strassburger was reported missing to the Le Claire, IA police on August 6, 1982. At about 24:15,  on July 28, 1982, Strassburger left the Rock Island Arsenal where he worked as a machinist. His abandoned car was found 29 minutes later on the LeClaire bridge.
Strassburger's car was found about 15 miles from the route he normally would take from work to the home where he lived with his parents in Davenport.
Several sweeps of the Mississippi River and various land searches shortly after the man's disappearance yielded no clues. Subsequent searches within the past 18 years also have come up empty. Foul play is not suspected.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Le Claire Police Department

Iowa Missing Persons' Clearinghouse

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NCIC Number: M-009388951
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information: Iowa Missing Persons' Clearinghouse
QC Times

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