Betty Lou Strohbeen, age 78 of Amery, WI passed away on Thursday April 13, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. For the past several weeks she has made her home in Clarksville with her daughter and son in law. She was born in…read more
Betty Lou Strohbeen, age 78 of Amery, WI passed away on Thursday April 13, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. For the past several weeks she has made her home in Clarksville with her daughter and son in law. She was born in Clear Lake, WI on August 3, 1938.
Betty is the daughter of the late Philip Karis and Norma Beyer Karis. She is a 1956 graduate of Amery High School. Following high school graduation she married Jerry Strohbeen. He passed away on January 27, 2015. She had worked in sales for many years with Anderson McLaughlin Furniture and Amery Express. Betty enjoyed spending time and playing dice with her family. Her life centered around her grandchildren and she was known as a dog lover.
She is survived by her daughters Alecia Sparks (Michael) of Clarksville and Tammy Strohbeen of Amery WI; brothers Gary Karis (Kathy) of Amery WI; and Doug Karis (Donna) of Rice Lake, WI. She is blessed with 5 grandchildren, Matthew Lavacot, D.J. Lavacot, David McLean, Alyssa McLean, and Amber Perry as well as 4 great grandchildren, Samuel Lavacot, Abigail Lavacot, Sevaeh Lavacot, Hazel Thorud and one on the way.
A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at East Lincoln Church in Amery, WI. Visitation with the family will begin from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center ,335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.hide
Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
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