Frances L. Strasburg

Frances L. Strasburg (nee Dunham) died peacefully Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at age 93.

She was the dear wife of the late Otto P. Strasburg; beloved mother of Otto (Jo Ann), Dan (Kayellyn), Lloyd (Kriste), Roy (Kathryn) Strasburg and Lori Berg; and devoted sister of the late Emily (the late Paul) Walters, Howard (Ellen) Dunham, the late Allan (Nancy) Dunham and Hazel (the late Gerald) Henschel.

She is also loved by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A memorial gathering will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service Monday, Dec. 2, at Our Lordís United Methodist Church, 5000 S. Sunnyslope Road, New Berlin.

Franís long teaching career began in 1939 in a one-room schoolhouse with first- through eighth graders and ended in 1984 at Minocqua Elementary School. Countless students have benefited from her kind, patient and caring approach to education. A longtime member of the United Methodist Church of the Pines in Minocqua, Fran joined Our Lordís Church upon retirement.

Many thanks to the staff of Linden Court Memory Care Facility in Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to Linden-Grove Foundation, 13700 W. National Ave., New Berlin, WI 53151.

Krause Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 12401 W. National Ave., New Berlin, is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8009 or visit