Thelma Lois Strong

Funeral services for Thelma Lois Strong, 95, Lawrence, will be 10 am, Monday, October 5, 2015, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

She died Thursday, October 1, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Thelma was born January 29, 1920, in Eudora, the daughter of Richard G. and Elsie Williams Erwin. She attended Eudora Schools.

She was a homemaker and spent most of her time raising two daughters. Thelma enjoyed gardening, canning and crafting, along with crocheting.

Thelma married Carl E Strong in August of 1939, he preceded her in death in 1981.

Survivors include a daughter Roberta Traul, Lawrence; sister Dorothy Reusch, Lawrence; grandchildren, James and Wendy Traul, Lawrence, Paul and Shannon Greer, Lawrence, Brett and Tracy Greer, Olathe, Eric Traul, Lawrence, Seven great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Carl and daughter, Carolyn Greer.
Friends may call from 8am-8pm on Sunday where the visitation will take place from 4-5 pm, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the funeral home.