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Marjorie Strabala

A Mass of Christian Burial for Marjorie A. Strabala, 87 of Wellman, formerly of Richmond, will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10:30am at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Richmond with Father David Brownfield officiating.  Burial will follow at the Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Friday, February 17 from 4-7pm at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona with a Rosary and Vigil Service at 3pm.  A memorial fund has been established for the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Richmond AMVET Post #107.  Marjorie Strabala died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Parkview Manor in Wellman.

Marjorie Ann (Hochstedler) Strabala was born November 15, 1929 in Johnson County, the daughter of Lewis and Annie Marie (Plank) Hochstedler.  She graduated from Kalona High School in 1948.  On November 23, 1948 she was united in marriage to Maurice "Moe" Strabala at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.  She was the secretary for C & S Electric for many years and enjoyed bowling, playing golf, gardening, Hawkeye football trips and spending time with her family.  Marge was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Survivors include six children: Jerry (Pat) Strabala of Washington, IA., Greg Strabala of Iowa City, IA., Neil (Doreen) Strabala of Hills, IA., Terry (Deb) Strabala of Richmond, IA., Maureen (Tom) Stokes of Iowa City, IA., Jenny (Ron) Capper of Williamsburg, IA., 15 grandchildren,  21 great grandchildren, and a sister Dorothy Yotty of Kalona.

Preceding Marjorie in death were her parents, her husband Moe on March 27, 2008, her sister Mary Kathryn Karr, her daughter-in-law Pam Strabala and her grandson Steven Strabala.

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Strabala Family so sorry for your loss Marge was a wonderful lady. Always enjoyed talking with her.

Pam Murphy Feb 20 2017 12:00 AM

Jerry & Pat: We are so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. We'll never forget her at the Iowa games tailgating in her gold and black with the great Iowa spirit.

Keith & LoRee Hora Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Strabala family, We were saddened to learn of Marge's passing, but were so happy to get to know her these past several years. She always waved us over to talk (especially Jean) when we visited Jim's dad, always had a smile on her face, and ALWAYS had a bit of an attitude--as she would often remind us, "Dynamite comes in small packages!" We will miss Marge.

Jim and Jean Hussey Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

I'msorry to hear of your loss.Marge & I have been friends all through school, graduation & even after.Whenever we could find an excuse to go out to eat or just be together.She was one of a kind of a fun loving caring person.

Marilyn Grout Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

Strabala Family, thanks for giving me the opportunity to hang out and be silly with Marge. We had some good laughs and a few tears on our short journey together. Sending prayers that your family find peace in her passing. She takes with her a price of my heart too.

Joni Wilson Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

Sending you all our sincere sympathy.Her's was a life well lived. With so many family members left to honor her memory, her legacy will certainly live on.May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. Tim and Kathy Patterson Cedar Rapids, IA

Tim and Kathy Patterson Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

Neil & Doreen. I just heard of your Moms passing, Neil. She was such a sweet happy lady.My prayers are with the whole family

Jan Neal Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

Maureen & family So sorry to hear about your mother.I have such fond memories of my overnight visits with you back in the Holy Trinity days. Your mom always made me feel so welcome and she had that great sense of humor.My condolences and God rest her soul. Marcia

Marcia Belcher Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

Sending deepest sympathy for your loss. We will miss Marjorie.

Jim and Ali Grout Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

Ward and I send our deep sympathy to the strabala family. We have a lot of fond memories of Marg working at C&S and on the golf course. Rest In Peace sweet lady

Kathy Niffenegger Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

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