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Lois Strobel
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
February 25, 1932 - February 7, 2017
Visitation: Service:
Saturday February 11, 2017 Saturday February 11, 2017
11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. 1:00 P.M.
St. John's Lutheran Church - Baraboo St. John's Lutheran Church - Baraboo
Lois A. Strobel, age 84, of Reedsburg, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on February 25, 1932 in the Town of Freedom, Sauk County, the daughter of Martin and Clara (Luetkens) Baumgarten. Lois was a 1950 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On June 14, 1959, she was married to the Rev. Richard W. Strobel. They lived in the Dakotas, Montana, Alberta Canada, Minnesota and Wisconsin during their ministry. Lois was an avid historian. She was also a longtime member of the Diamond Hill School reunion committee. Lois embraced her journey in life. Some of her greatest joys in life came through her best friends who were her siblings: Lyle and Lorna; Charlene and Richard; David and Carol. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo. Survivors include her four children: Kimberly (Gary) Wiepking, of Brownsville; Martin (Patricia) Strobel, of Baraboo; the Rev. Nathan (Jean) Strobel, of Cedarburg and Rhoda Strobel, of Pewaukee; nine grandchildren: Dr. Jessica (Stephen) Bayer, Melissa (Robert) Wiedenhoeft, Jedidiah, Emma, Abigail and Elizabeth Strobel; Samuel, Kathryn and Timothy Wiepking; one great grandson: Stephen Matthew; one brother: David (Carol) Baumgarten, of North Freedom; two brothers-in-law: Rev. Richard Lauersdorf and John Strobel; her aunts: Mary Ellen Baumgarten and Violet Vinz, of Reedsburg; her uncle: Melvin Baumgarten, of Loganville; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard, on October 19, 2011; one brother: Lyle (Lorna) Baumgarten and one sister: Charlene Lauersdorf. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo with Pastor Nick Maglietto officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom. There will be a visitation from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church in Baraboo or the Sauk County Health Care Center would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
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