Obit: Strasser, Norma I. #1 (1921 – 2005)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Strasser, Jahns, Rusch, Klempke, Kasper, Hendrichs, Gutche, Wengeler, Schmidt, Weiss, Klemm

----Source: Merrill Fotos News (Merrill, Lincoln County, Wis.) Wednesday, 17 August 2005; Page 12

---Strasser, Norma I. (22 June 1921 – 7 Aug. 2005)

Norma I. Strasser, 84, of 2100 E. Sixth St., Merrill, died Sunday, August 7, 2005, at Pine Crest Nursing Home, Merrill.

Norma was born June 22, 1921, in the town of Maine, daughter of the late Edward and Ida Jahns Rusch. She married George Strasser on November 16, 1946. He preceded her in death on September 7, 1984.

Norma was a homemaker and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Merrill. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and raising flowers.

Survivors include her daughters Rosie (Jerry) Klempke, Princeton; and Sharon (Clint) Kasper, Merrill; sons Jim (Patty), Princeton; Gene, Merrill; and Dale (Shirley), Wausau; former daughters-in-law Jeannie Hendrichs, Merrill; and Nancy Strasser, Wausau; grandchildren Eric (Julie) Kasper, Jeremy (Theresa) Strasser, Timothy (Michele) Hendrichs, and Samantha Strasser; step-grandchildren Shane and Natasha Gutche; and great-grandchildren Madison “Maddie” Lynn Kasper, Damian, Sabrina and Desiree Strasser and Jack Hendrichs. Also surviving are sisters Mable Wengeler and Leona Schmidt, both of Merrill. She was preceded in death by sisters Hertha Weiss and Lillie Sturm and brother, Hugo Rusch.

Funeral services were Thursday, August 11, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Merrill. Rev. David Klemm officiated. Burial was in Merrill Memorial Park. The Taylor & Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, was in charge of arrangements.


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