Thursday, July 5, 2012



ADDRESS: 135 S. Gibson Street Medford Former Rib Lake area resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:21 P.M. Monday, July 2 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center Medford, where she had resided for the past 4 years and under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 6 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake

OFFICIATING: Deacon Mark Priniski

VISISTATION: 4:00 P.M. until the time of services at 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 6 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake

PLACE OF BURIAL: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in the Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 28, 1921 in Houghton, Michigan

EDUCATION: Attended Holy Redeemer Catholic Grade School in Milwaukee

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: February 14, 1939 at Holy Rosary, Medford to Bernard L. Strobach and he survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: When Jeannette was 1 year old her family moved to Milwaukee. In 1935 the family moved to the Medford area where they owned and operated a family dairy farm. After Bernard and Jeannette were married they moved to Illinois during WWII and in 1948 they moved to the Rib Lake area where they owned and operated a dairy farm. During this time Jeanette worked at Gem Products Shoe Factory, Rib Lake and also in the laundry department at the Rib Lake Nursing Home, Rib Lake. They then moved to Spirit Lake in 1972. She enjoyed fishing, cooking, traveling, vegetable and flower gardening. She also enjoyed reading and in her later years when she could no longer see the print, she would listen to books on cassette. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

PAST MEMBER OF: Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib Lake, Taylor County Volunteer Driver, 4-H Leader, United Way Volunteer, Charter Member of the Spirit Lakes Improvement Association Board and Correspondent, Hope Hospice Volunteer, Little Bohemia Bowling League bowling for Sunderlin’s.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: of 73 years, Bernard L. Strobach of the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 5 Sons: Lee (Significant Other: Rosie) Strobach of Ogema, Ray (Carol) Strobach of Rib Lake, Dale (Bernadette) Strobach of Osceola, Ted (Sandra) Strobach of Roscoe, IL. And Dean (Gayle) Strobach of Ogema
2 Daughters: Bernadette (William) Marschke of Rib Lake and Judy (William) Gelhaus of Brenda, Arizona

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Daughter-In-Law: Bev Strobach
Sons-In-Law: Bob Sunderlin and Stanley Kroll


SURVIVING SISTER: Joyce (Lester) Noland of the Town of Browning
Sisters-In-Law: Marcie Poirier of Medford and Renate Poirier of Belvedere, IL.

DECEASED BROTHERS: Eugene and William Poirier


DECEASED MOTHER: Agnes Poirier (Maiden Name: Kutscheid)

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Jeannette’s family to be designated at a later date
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