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June 23, 2014

L. JoAnn Strom

74; Sellersburg

A funeral Mass for JoAnn Strom, 74, Sellersburg, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at St. Joe Catholic Church, Sellersburg. Cremation was chosen and burial will be at a later date at St. Joe Hill Cemetery. Sellersburg. She died suddenly Sunday, June 22, 2014 at home.

She was born May 15, 1940 in O’Fallon, Ill. to Lee and Genevieve Certain (nee Weaver). She was a 1958 graduate of O’Fallon Township High School and married Gerald Strom on April 6, 1960 while he was stationed at Scott A.F. Base, Ill. Jerry passed away Dec. 13, 2010, just eight months after they celebrated their 50th anniversary. She was a member of the Catholic Community of Sellersburg Church and was an Insurance Agent at various local agencies, the most recent being ISU, retiring from there in 2006.

Survivors include sons, Gordon Lee Strom and his wife, Donna, Sellersburg, and Jerry Ray Strom, Sellersburg; grandchildren, Tiffany, Ryan, Samantha, and Evan Strom; great-grandchildren, Kane and Alexis Palmerton, and Rhyanna Rucker; nephews, Wayne and John Strom; niece, Kibbee Strom; sister-in-law, Sarah Strom; aunt, Lorraine Weaver; and many very special cousins.

 Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and after 11 a.m. Thursday, at Garr Funeral Home, Sellersburg.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice or the Catholic Community of Sellersburg.

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