MARY ELIZABETH STRAWN Born October 17, 1923 and reared in Jacksonville, Illinois, died peacefully at home October 28, 2013 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Beth married Robert Strawn, now deceased, in her home in Jacksonville Illinois, May 3, 1944. In 1954 Beth moved with her family to Denver, Colorado. After living in Colorado for 27 years, Beth and Bob moved to Santa Fe. Beth was known by her friends to be an avid and knowledgeable bridge player, voracious reader, accomplished knitter, enthusiastic golfer and traveled extensively throughout the world. She is survived by two sons, David, (Deborah) of Manitou Springs, Colorado; Mark, (Kathy) of Springfield, Illinois; as well as grandchildren Megan Strawn, Jake Strawn, (Katie), and Lindsay Strawn. Sister Helen Kohr and brother Robert Robinson, along with numerous nieces and nephews and their children, and her loving companion Dorset Sanford also survive. Interment will be with husband Bob at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900