She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Ret. USAF Lt. Col. George W. Strahlem, whom she married on March 10, 1945 and who died on May 2, 2018; and her parents, Ralph W. and Rosella, nee Rudolph, Shepler.
Surviving are her children, Greg K. Strahlem of Aromas, CA, Janice Lynn (Robert) Hartwig of Clarksville, TN, Denise Lynn Petri of Altamonte Springs, FL, and Jeff (fiancée Diane Krick) Strahlem of Belleville, IL;
and a sister-in-law, Kathryn (Ozzie) Meindel of San Diego, CA.
Memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans or to the Belleville Community Band. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, October 22, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Graveside services will be held at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.