A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids.
Visitation will be at the church from 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, until the service. A light lunch and fellowship will follow the service.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the Stephen Ministry and Family Ministry at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 2011 10th St. S., Wisconsin Rapids, WI54494.
Horizon Funeral Home in Fort Myers, Fla., assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.horizonfunerals.com.
Mrs. Strong was born July 21, 1935, in Chicago, Ill., a daughter of the late Fred and Helen (Radtke) Obst Sr. She moved to the town of Linwood in PortageCounty.
She was married to Joseph F. Strong 58 years ago.
She was a longtime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stevens Point.
She served two terms in the early 1980s as the 2nd Ward alderperson in Stevens Point and served on the Park and Recreation Commission. She was also involved as past president of Christian Women’s Club and a Girl Scout Leader.
In 1989, she earned an associate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
She moved to Cape Coral, Fla., in 1995.
She was a member of First Assembly in Fort Myers, Fla. and active in Living from the Life of Christ Bible study. She also was an usher for several years at the Barbara B. Mann Theater in Fort Myers, Fla.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Brian (Martha), Wisconsin Rapids, and Kirk, Cedarburg; two daughters, Pamela (Tim) Dieckman, Menomonee Falls, and Paula (George) Slattery, Franksville; one brother, Fred (Barbara) Obst Jr., Stevens Point; and seven grandchildren.