A native and resident of Addis, she passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 24, 2013 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. She was 52, a former member of Carpenter Local 1098. Visiting began at Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine, on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and resumed on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 from 8 a.m. until Rite of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., conducted by Deacon Sammy Collura.
Interment in Hracek Family Cemetery, Plaquemine. Survivors include one daughter, Rose Aimee Smith; one step-son, Joshua Smith; three sisters, Dana Strauss, Julee Strauss Blink and husband Daryl, and Brandi Strauss Hunts and husband Kenny; three brothers, Peter Morris Strauss III, Michael "Bubba" Strauss and John Russell Strauss; nieces and nephews, Meagan and Pallas Strauss, Darryl Wayne and Jamee Blink, Kenli and Quinton Doss; great nephew, Cole Strauss; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by parents, Peter M., Jr. and Barbara C. Strauss;. She was an avid Saints fan, hunter and fisherman. She loved to cook and garden. Arrangements by Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine. Please share sympathies, condolences and memories online at www.wilbertservices.com.