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Ruth Marie Strouse

February 12, 1926 - November 18, 2017

Online Obituaries for the Imlay City & Shelby Township, MI. area.

Ruth Marie Strouse died November 18, 2017 at her home in Imlay City, Michigan.  She was 91 years old.  Marie was born February 12, 1926 to Michael and Christina (Maiden name: Grussel) Kraus. 

Marie and her late husband Donald H owned and operated the historic Strouse Farm on 26 mile road and Jewel road area.

Marie is survived by her children Dean (Nora), Chuck, Donna (Carl) Holcomb, Karen (Steve) Fiori, Debbie (Al) Cook, Christine (Branko) Stajninger, Ann (Cisco) Martinez and Carol (Remi) Dona. Marie is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren.

Marie is preceded in death by her husband Donald Henry Strouse on February 20, 1993 and two sons David and Billie.  Marie is the last of her 7 brothers and sisters who all have died before her.

Funeral Information

Visitation will be held at Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel 48271 Van Dyke Avenue Shelby Township, Michigan on Tuesday November 21, 2017 from 3 pm until 8 pm.

A Funeral Service is planned for Wednesday morning at the funeral home at 11:00 AM.

Burial will take place at Prestonville Cemetery, Shelby Twp, MI.

Donations Information

To St. Joseph's Indian School, PO Box 326, Chamberlain, SD 57326 or a hospice of your choice.


Visitation:  Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel

Service:  Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel

Cemetery:  Prestonville Cemetery

Ruth Marie Strouse

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