Sandy J. Strahota, age 56, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 20, 2012 at her home in Reedsburg.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
The former Sandra Joan Lee was born on November 16, 1955 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to Melvin and Marian (Henshaw) Lee. She was united in marriage with Jim Strahota on December 5, 1980 at Trinity Lutheran Church in the Town of Lowell, Dodge County, Wisconsin. He preceded her in death in 2009. Sandy worked at Farm and Fleet in Watertown as the clothing manager for several years. She moved to Reedsburg in 1998 and worked at Wal-Mart in Lake Delton. For the past several years, Sandy”s health had declined but she always had a loving heart and it showed in the dedication and compassion that she had for her children and grandchildren. She was grateful for the family and friends that were in her life. Sandy will be truly missed by many.
Survivors are her children, Dennis Lee (fiancAC.e, Kristie Lade) of Reeseville, Lindsey Strahota (Cory Harris) of Reedsburg, and Christine Rich of Washington, IL, grandchildren, Kassie and Chelsie Haase, Brennan Harris, and Nicholas, Megan and Jessica Rich, sister, Darlene Jaehnke of Nashville, IN, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a brother, Gene Lee.
The Murray Funeral Home, 214 South Main Street in Reeseville, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.