WOOSTER – Ellen M. STRAUSS, 86 of Wooster, died Tuesday, January 22, 2008 in Akron City Hospital.
.Born April 19, 1921 in Wayne Co., OH, she was the daughter of Roy and Ada Smith Snoddy.
She had been a machine operator at Rubbermaid retiring in 1983 after 31 years. Ellen was a member of the Overton Church of God where she served as the organist. She was an avid cookie baker and furnished the cookies for the church congregation every Sunday.
Surviving are her husband, Herbert Strauss, whom she married August 14, 1965; son, Larry Mowrer of Wooster and a daughter, Sandra (Patrick) Roach of Wooster; step-children Cynthia Strauss, Robert Strauss and James Strauss all of Wooster and Karen (John) Drabenstott of Atlanta, GA; 7 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Roy Snoddy, Jr. of Wooster and a sister, Grace Martin of Wooster.
She was preceded by a son, Richard Mowrer, an infant daughter Shirley and an infant son and by brothers Howard and Carl Snoddy.
Overton Church of God, 5575 Mechanicsburg Road, Wooster, OH
Sunday, January 27, 2008 at 12:30 P.M. at the Overton Church of God
No calling hours