Lois Ann( Wennestrand) Strait
Lois Ann (Wennestrand) Strait born on January 13th, 1933 died peacefully at home March 22nd, 2022 Lois was surrounded by her loving family.
She started her career in nursing when she was 20 years old and promptly went into the U.S Air Force as a 1st Lieutenant stationed at Wimpole Park Air Base England. It was there that she met and married Donald J Strait, her husband of 64 years.
After they left the service they made their home in Massachusetts before retiring in Deland, Florida. Lois was very active in the church and a member of the choir. She was a girl scout and 4H leader for many years. Lois and Don also raised many foster children.
She was a member of Saint Barnabas episcopal church in DeLand and sang in their choir. She also enjoyed knitting prayer shawls for the community. She was a member of the Stetson chorale. Lois was very involved in her community where she served as homeowner's president, working in the library and the welcoming committee.
Lois is preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Rosalie Wennerstrand, her sister Barbara Burrow, and her loving husband Donald.
Lois leaves behind her son Donald P. Strait of Greenville S.C, Roberta L Daley, Sandra and Jeffery Lorenz, and Tina L Brousseau all of Deland Fl. Between Lois’s children, she also leaves 12 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren whom she so loved.
Visitation will be held on March 25th, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Followed by the service at 3:00 p.m. at Lankford Funeral Home in Deland, Florida.