Virginia M. Strait

March 30, 1941 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Virginia Strait Obituary

Virginia M. Strait, 82, of Sparta, died Friday, February 9, 2024 at Tomah Health. She was born on March 30, 1941 in La Crosse to Raymond and Melba (Steele) Good. She grew up in La Crosse and Onalaska.

Virginia worked at Morrow Memorial Home and St. Mary’s Hospital in Sparta.

Virginia is survived her sons, Robert A., Roger E., and Kevin (Vicki) Strait; grandchildren, Shannon (Bryan) Davis, Allysa (Tim) Ruswick, Amanda Brandau, and Robert A. Strait Jr; great-grandchildren, Elin Davis, Evelyn Davis, Avery Brandau, Peyton Swett, Parker Swett, and Bow Ellis Carpenter; and her siblings.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 62 years, Keith; and siblings.

A graveside service and burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Sparta, with Reverend Randy Williamson officiating.

Family and friends are invited for visitation from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta. Online condolences may be offered at

Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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February 14, 2024

9:30 AM to 10:45 PM
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation
106 W Franklin Street
Sparta, WI 54656

Graveside Service
February 14, 2024

11:00 AM
Mt. Hope Cemetery, Sparta
200 Faith Avenue
Sparta, WI 54656


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