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Caroline M. Stroker

Saturday, May 8, 2010 from 5 - 8 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri 63382.

Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. at the Farber Christian Church in Farber, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. Stan Henderson.
Music provided by: "Just As I Am" singing group.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Roger Green, Calvin Hull, Red Dodd, Mark Wise, Richard Wise and Roy Fischer.

Caroline Marie (Franke) Stroker passed away unexpectedly at 9:32 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri. She was a lifelong rural Vandalia area resident and a member of the Farber Christian Church. Caroline and Gene also enjoyed attending the Eastern Missouri Cowboy Church in Bowling Green. She enjoyed playing cards, attending the supper club meetings, baking, embroidery and spending time with her grandchildren. Most all her married life she helped Gene on the family farm.

Born: December 5, 1930 in Vandalia, Missouri the daughter of Harold Louis and Vera Vivian (Kristofferson) Franke.

Married: William Eugene Stroker on April 5, 1949 in Vandalia; he survives at the home.

Survivors include: husband, Gene of rural Vandalia; two daughters, Karol J. and husband, Dale Deehr of Mexico, Missouri; Karen j. and husband, Fred Storck of Belton, Missouri; one brother, Louis Franke of Phoenix, Arizona; one sister, Norma Ohnemus of Cypress, Florida; four grandchildren: Joshua D. and wife, Katie Deehr of Ft. Stewart, Georgia; Jessica M. Deehr of Mexico; Danielle L. and husband, Kyle Champ of Belton; Christopher F. Storck of Belton; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents; one brother, Robert Franke.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the Brice Happy Hustlers 4-H Club or the Liberty Wide-Awake 4-H Club.

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