Dorothy Marie Strong

May 18, 1921 May 17, 2013

Dorothy M. Strong of Waukesha peacefully passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her loving family at the age of 91.

She was born in Kenosha on May 18, 1921, the daughter of Edward and Evelyn (nee Venne) Boyer.

On March 30, 1940, she married John W. Strong; he preceded her in death in 1984. Dorothy lived her 91 years of life to the fullest and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

She is lovingly survived by her children, Jack Strong (Kristy Knudsen) of Naples, Fla., Kathleen (Ron) Larson of Waukesha and Patrick Strong of Mequon, and her grandchildren, Emily Knudsen- Strong, Gregory Larson, Shane Larson, Christopher Larson and Katherine Wortman. She is further survived by her dear sister-in-law, Mary Helen Strong of Wauwatosa, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband John and her parents, she was preceded in death by her five sisters.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m.

Mass of Christian burial Wednesday, May 22, at St.

John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 W. Highway 59, Waukesha, WI 53189. The Rev. Kevin Barnekow will preside. A private burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery.

If desired, memorials are appreciated to the American Lung Association, 13100 W.

Lisbon Road, Suite 700, Brookfield, WI 53005; the Vision Forward Association, 912 N. Hawley Road, Milwaukee, WI 53213; or St. John Neumann Church (address above). Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.