Connie 'Mikki' M. Strasser, 71, passed away on April 1, 2017

Connie “Mikki” M. Strasser, 71, passed away on April 1, 2017, at Decatur Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IL.
Visitation with family present will be held  from 5-7 p.m., followed by her service at 7 p.m. led by Pastor Clarence Walker, all on Friday at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado.
Mikki was born on Dec. 13, 1945 in Corinth, Miss., the daughter of Roy and Hazel (Ashcraft) Shoemaker.  Mikki was a caregiver to her family, friends and her home healthcare clients.  She was an animal lover, with three dogs and her cat.  She enjoyed working in her yard and she enjoyed church or when unable to attend church, she enjoyed watching church on TV.  
Her loving family includes: her children, Richard (Sharon) Terrel of Marion, Kim (Kelly) Doornbos of Warrensburg, IL, and Jason (Sarah) Strasser of El Dorado; grandchildren, Kendra, Justin, Jason, Kristina, Ian, Blake, Dustin, Aja and Jay; seven great grandchildre; and her sisters, Lavene, Lynn and Mary.  
She was preceded in death by her former spouse Larry Strasser, who died just hours before she did; her son, Joseph Matthew Strasser; her parents; and siblings, Elmer, Frankie, Frieda, Carolyn and Marilyn.
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Kansas Humane Society.  Sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Mikki at www.carlsonkirbymorris.com.