Johanna Strahammer, 89

Posted on November 28, 2012

Johanna Strahammer, 89, of Bluffton, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at the Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Furth-im-Wald, Germany, to John and Matilda Wurz. On May 3, 1948 in Chicago, she married Josef V. Strahammer. They shared 54 years of marriage before he preceded her in death in June of 2002.
Johanna was a homemaker and lived in Chicago and Bluffton for most of her life.  Recently she has lived at the River Terrace Estates and enjoyed her friends and being part of the Red Hatters.
She is survived by her children, John (Ella Bernhardt) Strahammer of Arlington Heights, Ill., and Josef A. (Cynthia Rich) Strahammer of Monroe; five grandchildren, Scott Strahammer, Christopher (Carolyn) Strahammer, Sarah Autumn (Thomas) Calahan and Caroline Ann (Rick) Aschliman, all of Monroe, and Elizabeth Ameka (fiancé Lane) Strahammer of Bristol; and four great-grandchildren.
A private family service will take place at the All Saints Catholic Cemetery in Des Plaines, Ill.
Memorials may be made in Johanna’s memory to the Wells County Public Library.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. 
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