Louise Adelia (Farber) Strowmatt (1922 - 2014)

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Louise Adelia Strowmatt, 91, of White Hall, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the home of her daughter in White Hall.

She was born Sept. 21, 1922, at Olathe, Kansas, the daughter of Henry C. and Laura E. Hogg Farber. She married Denzil Claton Strowmatt Jan. 27, 1940, at Bowling Green, Missouri, and he preceded her in death Jan. 22, 2000.

Surviving are two sons and two daughters, Larry (Judy) Strowmatt of Roodhouse, Don (Bonnie) Strowmatt of White Hall, Debbie (Bill) Dirksmeyer, and Lisa (Steve) Dean, both of White Hall. Her grandchildren are Sheri Goodall, Sheila Builta, Mike Strowmatt, John Strowmatt, Vance Dirksmeyer, Casey Gillis, Adam Dean, Sarah Dean, and eleven great grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Lois Walker of White Hall, Lillian Mott, in the state of Virginia, and a brother, Carl Farber of White Hall. She was preceded in death by a brother and sister, Glenn Farber, and Lura Reno.

Louise worked at the White Hall dress factory for 23 years, retiring in 1982. She enjoyed her flowers, watching birds, and keeping a clean house. Her children and grandchildren were her life, and she loved being with them as often as she could. She was a member of the White Hall First Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall, with burial at White Hall Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Ronald McDonald House at Springfield, or Blessing Hospice of Greene County. Condolences may be left online at
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Airsman-Hires Funeral Home - White Hall
234 N. Main St. White Hall, IL 62092
(217) 374-2337
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Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on May 25, 2014