Kay K. Strauss
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Kay K. Strauss

West Des Moines - Kay K. Strauss, 77, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A visitation will be held on Monday, October 19th at Merle Hay Funeral Home Chapel, 4400 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 20th at Merle Hay Funeral Home Chapel starting at 10:30 am. The funeral service will be streamed online. You can find the link on Kay's obituary page at www.MerleHayFuneralHome.com. She will be laid to rest at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines. Social distancing will be observed and masks will be required.

Kay is survived by her husband Roger of West Des Moines, daughter Shelley (Mike) Gurwell of Lenexa, KS, son Chad (Alissa) Strauss of Johnston, five grandchildren, Kaylen & Trey Gurwell, Samantha, Henry & Charlie Strauss, and one brother, Ken (Carol) White of Weeki Wachee, FL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to West Des Moines United Methodist Church at 720 Grand Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50265.






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Published in the Des Moines Register from Oct. 16 to Oct. 18, 2020.
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October 20, 2020
I grew up next to the Strauss family. Kay was always very friendly. My thoughts and prayers go out to Roger, Shelley and Chad.
Ron Celsi
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October 19, 2020
College friend of Chad. The Becker’s are sending their condolences. Sending Lou Malnati’s pizza to Chad’s house later this week to share with the Strauss family.
Greg Becker
October 19, 2020
Kay was a friend I met in Florida when we were snowbirds. We had many game nights and enjoyed some meals and social gatherings with her.
Marvel
Friend
October 19, 2020
kay was one of the sweetest people i ever worked with, we could have so much fun together. even after we both left dapc, we stayed in touch, sharing grandchildren stories. i loved her and will certainly miss her. verla kellar
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October 18, 2020
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October 18, 2020
Such a sweet lady. Always loved visiting with her through the years during her visits to the dentist. ♥
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