Catherine F. Strassburg, 83

Catherine F. Strassburg, 83, formerly of Campbellsport passed away Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, at Hope Health and Rehab Center in Lomira, where she has been a resident the last number of years.

She was born in Campbellsport on July 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Peter and Celia Raidy Hahn. On Aug. 25, 1948, she married Ralph Strassburg at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport where she was a lifelong member and a member of the Christian Women. Catherine enjoyed baking, telling jokes, gardening, traveling and collecting salt and pepper shakers. She also loved music (she played the trombone) and enjoyed the simple things in life. Catherine led rosary services during her time at Hope.

Survivors include her children, James (Romayne) of Pewaukee, Mary Schroeder of West Bend, Bob (Sharon) of Campbellsport, Susan (Lee) McGinnis of Chestertown, Md., Barbara (Steven) Kujawski of Fond du Lac, Charles (Deborah) of Kewaskum and Joseph (Tara) of Campbellsport; her grandchildren, James Jr., Katrina, Robert Jr., Kelly (Edward) Wolk, Tracey, Tammy, Sean, Casey, Kaliee, Brent (Julie), Adam and Andrew; her great-grandchildren, Matilyn, Caleb and Madalynn; her brother, Oscar Hahn of Fond du Lac; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; her son, William; her son-in-law, Elroy Schroeder; her brothers, Joseph, Jerome and Louis; and her sisters, Clara and Irene.

Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 18, from 4 p.m. until time of Mass at the St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Campbellsport. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport. The Rev. Neil Zinthefer will officiate and burial will be Friday in St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Campbellsport.

Memorials are appreciated to St. Matthew’s Church.

Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences at

The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Hope Health and Rehab Center, Cedar Hospice and Comfort Keepers especially Jane and to Father Neil for their care and concern for Catherine in her final years.