Lucille J. Strohmeier — Wabasha

Lucille J. Strohmeier, 92, of Wabasha, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home in Wabasha.

She was born Jan. 30, 1922, in Granite Falls, one of 12 children.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Barnett, and her second husband, Robert Strohmeier.

Lucy was an active member of the Wabasha United Church of Christ. Her interests included music, singing, reading and sewing. She loved helping people and devoted a considerable amount of her time as an advocate with Reach For Recovery, a women's cancer support program.

Lucy was a devoted mother, grandmother and aunt.

She is survived by her four children and their spouses, Jackie and Phil Schroeder, Annandale, Va., Linda and Jack Leonard, Falls Church, Va., Michael and Karen Strohmeier, Evansville, Ind., and June and Stan Jensen, Santaquin, Utah. She was also blessed with 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She is survived also by brother, Charles Hammer; and sisters, Celeste Jensen and Isabel Kloss. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews, and especially her deeply loving and caring nieces, Sandy Kosidowski and Nancy (Steve) Buol, both of Wabasha.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 26, at 11 a.m. at the Wabasha United Church of Christ. Interment will follow in Greenfield Cemetery in rural Kellogg.

Family and friends may call at the Abbott Funeral Home on Friday, April 25, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or the American Heart Association, 38126 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.