Corliss Strohauer, born Nov. 16, 1949, departed from this life on Sept. 8, 2012.
Daughter of the late Theran and Juanita Gilbert. Wife of the late Elroy Strohauer. Mother to Jeananne Strohauer (Dennis Norks) and the late Scott Gilbert. Stepmother to Jeanne Strohauer and the late Christopher Strohauer. Adopted mother to Elizabeth Christensen. Grandmother to 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Sister of Kerry Gilbert (Laura Liddell), Cynthia Rand, Lorraine Shirley, Darlene Hadley and James Gilbert. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and her best friend, Ron Christensen. Corliss was a wonderful mother. She enjoyed her family and friends. She was a strong woman with a heart of gold. Corliss will be sadly missed and never forgotten.
And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes. There shall be no more death nor sorrow nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family, with arrangements by the Mathews Funeral Home, 104 West Main St., Ripley, N.Y.