Celebrating the life of Lois Strayer
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She was born in Peoria on Monday, August 17, 1931 to Arleigh and Imo Lane Strayer.
She graduated from Bradley University ln 1954 with a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Arts degree in 1965 from Colorado State College. She retired as Department Head of Home Economics from East Peoria Community High School in 1987 after 34 years of service.
Lois was very active ln her community. She was a member of The First United Methodist Church and UMW. She was a member of East Peoria Women's Club, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Beta Zeta Chapter Past President, Peoria Area Family & Consumer Science
Club Past President, Home Economics Scholarship Foundation Board Member, East Peoria Education Association and Illinois Education Association.
A Memorial Service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2017 at East Peoria First United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to her church or Taps of Pekin, Illinois.
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