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Obituary for Wisconsin Dairywoman Kathleen Strauss
June 15, 2017

Everyone at Cowsmopolitan wishes to pass on our most sincere condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Wisconsin Dairywoman Kathleen Strauss of Lake Mills, who passed away June 13th.

Obituary for Wisconsin Dairywoman Kathleen StraussKATHLEEN J. STRAUSS, 67 of Lake Mills, passed away Tuesday June 13, 2017 at St. Mary’s hospital in Madison. She was born on July 21, 1949 to Eugene and Bernice (Phillips) Heinzelman.

Kathleen married James D. Strauss on September 6, 1969 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Lake Mills. She worked briefly at Crepaco in Lake Mills. She then became a full time homemaker.

Working with her husband on the farm and taking care of her children and later her grandchildren filled her heart with joy. She is survived by her husband James Strauss of Lake Mills.

Children Cindy (Ed) Krull-Begman of Humboldt SD, Bruce (Tammy) Strauss of Lake Mills,  Scot (Christine) Strauss of Lake Mills. Special nephew Matthew (Tracey) Brandel of Lake Mills.

Grandchildren Joshwa Strauss, Mariah Strauss, Amanda Strauss, Carly Strauss, Erin & Emily Strauss, Cassy, Bryce, Carley Krull, Owen, Taylor, Jared, Aubrey Strauss,
Colton, Ashley, Katie, Justin Brandel.

Brothers Eugene (Carol) Heinzelman of Helenville, Clark (Kris) Heinzelman of Marshall, Randy (Linda) Heinzelman of Lake Mills.

She is preceded in death by her brother James Heinzelman, and son-in-law Brian Krull.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at the Real Hope Community Church in Lake Mills, with Pastor Craig Legel officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon.

Those wishing to express sympathy through a donation may direct them to the Heart Association in Kathleen’s name.

Visit to leave a condolence of light a candle in her memory.


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