Alta Strauser Obituary

Alta Mae Strauser
Alta Mae Strauser

January 17, 1925 - November 18, 2017
Born in Venice, IL
Resided in Granite City, IL
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Alta Mae Strauser, age 92, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Granite Nursing and Rehab Center, Granite City, IL. Alta was born on January 17, 1925 in Venice, IL, a daughter of the late Ples and Lola (Jones) McKinney.

On November 15, 1946, Alta married William Strauser, the love of her life, in Madison, IL. William passed away on July 14, 1975. Alta was a proud homemaker who enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family. Alta loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents and husband, Alta was preceded in death by her brothers, Kenny and Harold McKinney.

She is survived by her loving children, Sharon King, Billie Strauser, Dale Strauser and Mary (Dennis) Holland all of Granite City, IL; proud grandmother to Dennis (Hollie) Holland, Bill (Jennifer) Holland, Laura Trigg and Matt (Karen) Trigg; proud great-grandmother to Madison Holland, Ella Peuterbaugh and Dakota Trigg; brother-in-law, Roy (Patty Sue) Strauser; sister-in-law, Charlotte McKinney; many nieces, nephews; extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL, with Rev. Charles West officiating. Alta will be laid to rest next to William at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to the Arthritis Foundation. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

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Irwin Chapel - Granite City
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL United States 62040
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Irwin Chapel - Granite City
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL United States 62040
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
10:00 AM

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