Dorothy L. Strong, 74, 1450 Water St., died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, at the Portage County Health Care Center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Don Przybylski officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Shuda Funeral Chapel, with the St. Stanislaus Rosary Society praying the rosary at 9 a.m. Friday.
Memorials have been established to St. Stanislaus Rosary Society and the Lincoln Center in lieu of flowers.
Mrs. Strong was born May 18, 1926, in Stevens Pont, a daughter of the late Forest and Margaret (Weiss) Strong. She graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School.
She was married to Frank L. Kropidlowski on Nov. 28, 1946, at St. Stephen Catholic Church. He died Sept. 30, 1961.
She worked at Montgomery Ward and was a waitress in various restaurants in Stevens Point.
She was a member of the St. Stanislaus Rosary Society, the American Legion Auxiliary, a Girl Scout leader for 12 years, a Cub Scout den mother for two years and a volunteer at the Lincoln Center and King Veterans Home visitation.
Survivors include one son, Dennis (Libby) Strong, Burnsville, Minn.; one daughter, Susan (Dennis) Pawlak, Stevens Point; four brothers, Harold (Betty) Strong and John (Pierette) Strong, both of Stevens Point, Joseph (Jean) Strong, Cape Coral, Fla., and James (Joan) Strong, Dubay; one sister, Charlene (Lee) Moyer, Rosholt; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Carl.