Mrs. Sally (Borys) Strohmaier, 83, of LaSalle, passed away Monday morning, April 30, 2012 at IVCH in Peru.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday May, 4, 2012 at the Mueller-Pagani Funeral Home in LaSalle followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Hyacinth’s Church, LaSalle with Rev. Robert Rayson, pastor of LaSalle Catholic Parishes officiating. Burial will be private at Peru City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with recital of the rosary at 3:45 p.m.
Mrs. Strohmaier was born on September 2, 1928 in LaSalle to George and Anna (Wadas) Borys. She married Arthur Strohmaier on June 3, 1950 in St. Valentine’s Church in Peru. She was a former member of Resurrection Church in LaSalle, alter and rosary society, Slovenian Union of America, and attended St. Hyacinth’s Church in LaSalle. She worked as a nurse’s aide in OB Department at St. Mary’s Hospital in LaSalle and later worked at the Country Cottage at the Peru Mall where she loved to display her porcelain dolls. Sally loved her flower garden, craft projects, and most of all being with people. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She devoted her life to her family and lived life to the fullest. She will be greatly missed by all the lives she touched.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur Strohmaier of LaSalle; her children, Gail (Ken “Duke”) Woodshank of Peru, Gary (Susan) Strohmaier of Evergreen, CO, and Vicki (Jim) Klein of Newport Coast, CA; 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; one brother, Steve (Arlene) Borys of Peru; three sisters, Bernice Safarcyk and Sophia Safarcyk both of Streator, and Barbara (John) Pohar of LaSalle.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
Pallbearers will be Jim Woodshank, Dan Woodshank, Nick Klein, Jon Klein, Eric Strohmaier, John Pohar IV, Bonnie Prokup, and Debbie Pohar.
Memorials may be directed to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.