|Birth: ||May 14, 1909|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 2006|
("The Red Cloud Chief" dated Nov. 15, 2006)
Florence Loretta Strobl, 97, of Edgar (formerly of Red Cloud), passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2006 at Memorial Hospital in Aurora.
She was born May 14, 1909 at Red Cloud, the eldest of three children of Peter and Flora (Emerton) McIntosh. Florence received her formal education at Red Cloud and at Cowles. Following her education, she was united in marriage to Peter Strobl on Febr. 9, 1930. To this union five children were born: Roger, Sharlet, Rodney, Linda and Marcy. The family made their home in Red Cloud until moving to Fairfield and then later to Clay Center. In 1960 they moved to Orleans, where Florence was employed as a caretaker in a nursing home and was well-known for caring for many children of the community and she also worked in a restaurant.
In February of 1990, her husband Pete passed away.
Florence enjoyed spending her free time doing embroidery, cooking and spending time with her family. She especially loved the family gatherings. Another highlight in her life was watching the Lawrence Welk show.
She leaves to mourn her passing her children: Sharlet Ham and husband, Bud of Clay Center, Rodney Strobl and wife, Peggy of Clay Center, Linda Neubauer and husband, Dennis of Alma and Marcy Geiber and husband, John of Ogden, Kans.; 11 grandchildren; a sister-in-law: Mabel Mitzelfelt and husband, Ed of Red Cloud; a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Besides her husband, Florence is preceded in death by her infant son, Roger; a granddaugher Denise Neubauer; an infant great-granddauther; a brother, Floyd McIntosh and a sister, Gladys Sidlo and husband, Floyd.
Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church in Orleans on Friday, Nov. 10, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. with Neal Collins officiating. Interment was made in the Red Cloud Cemetery.
Mitchell Funeral Home of Orleans was in charge of arrangements.
Peter McIntosh (1863 - 1935)
Flora Minnie Emerton McIntosh (1870 - 1947)
Peter Strobl (1898 - 1990)
Gladys May McIntosh Sidlo (1899 - 1971)*
Floyd Raymond McIntosh (1902 - 1986)*
Florence Lorreta McIntosh Strobl (1909 - 2006)
May 14, 1909
Nov. 6, 2006
Red Cloud Cemetery
Created by: Barbara Butcher
Record added: Oct 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43153634
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