Lois Jean Strobel, 72
April 18, 1945 — Jan. 1, 2018

Lois Jean StrobelLois Jean Strobel (nee Sandmire), age 72, of Hartford, passed away Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Lois was born on April 18, 1945, in Richland Center to Guy J. and Hazel M. (nee Burns) Sandmire. She was a certified nursing assistant for many years. She was a longtime member of First Congregational Church of Hartford. She enjoyed traveling with her family across the United States via Amtrak and bus, she always dreamed of going to Hawaii. Lois also enjoyed gardening, gambling, and listening to and following the Night-trax band. She will be remembered being a second mom to many always making sure everyone was fed. She loved her fur-babies, Taz, Precious, Frankie, Peanut, and Rocki-Spring. Most of all she loved and adored her family.

She is survived by her loving children, Cindy (fiancé, Mark Malvick) Priebe of Hartford, Scott Wiltgen of Waupaca, Toni Lemke of Hartford and Albert Strobel III of Iron Ridge; cherished grandchildren, Alexis, Bradley, Mitchell, Kayla, Josh, her “fifth son,” Joel (Amanda) Wiltgen, Jamie, Tonya, Kyle, Jimmy, Jessica (Anthony) Fritz, Dakota, Edward, Dustin, Jordan, Taylor Wiltgen, Bailey and Tyler Strobel; and 17 cherished great-grandchildren.

She is further survived by many loved nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, the Strobel family, among other relatives and friends, especially her special friend, Edward Hoeck (“Papa Ed”).

She was preceded in death by her parents; her ex-husband, Albert F. Strobel; sons Scott R. Wiltgen, Russell F. Strobel and Fred A. Strobel; sister, Helen (Edward “Popeye”) Thompson; and grandson, Nathaniel Strobel.

Funeral services for Lois will be held Friday, Jan. 5, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St., Hartford). Family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5-7 p.m. Interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2017, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Lois’ family are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. 262-673-9500. Online condolences and Tributes may be found at: www.shimonfuneralhome.com.