Obituaries

CAROLYN ‘COOKIE’ STRASIL

Carolyn Strasil, 73, of Falls City passed away on January 13, 2017.She was born December 16, 1943 at Fort Lauderdale, FL to the late Weldon and Ortella (Franklin) Cook.
Cookie was raised in Kansas City, MO and graduated from Ruskin High School in 1961, she then attended college and earned an Associate’s Degree in Medical Records. Cookie married Harry Strasil Jr. on March 12, 2005 at Falls City. He later passed away on Feb. 18, 2016. She lived in Kansas City until 2005 when she married Harry then the couple established their home in Falls City. She lived here the remainder of her life.
She is survived by her daughters, Carrie Simpson: Overland Park, KS, Stephanie (Jeff) Otis: Independence, MO; step daughters: Melissa (Sam) Morgan- Falls City, June (Aaron) Tilton- Converse, TX, Dee (Adam) Blankenship- Great Bend, KS; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
A memorial service will be held Jan. 28, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Falls City, with Pastor John Hogue officiating. There will also be a Memorial Service held at Stephanie’s house in Independence, MO on Jan. 28, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

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