A 45-year resident of Tucson, Mrs. Strauss operated an office consulting firm for medical practices specializing in computerized record keeping. She was a long-time member of Congregation Anshei Israel, where she was elected secretary-treasurer of the board of trustees and served as a member of the board for many years. Mrs. Strauss was noted for her major fundraising efforts and donated most of the money for the synagogue’s youth lounge.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Kurt of Shreveport; daughters, Vona (Jeff) Weiss of Shreveport, and Toni (Gary Remer) Weiss of New Orleans; brother- and sister-in-law, Hans and Shiela Strauss; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held in Shreveport.