Valory Strausser

STRAUSSER, VALORY of Ortonville went to be with the Lord on October 12, 2021.

She is survived by her mother, Patricia Strausser, brothers Greg Strausser and Jeffrey (Pamela) Strausser, sister Judy (Thomas) Ware.  Nieces, Shantel Strausser, Meghan Castleman and nephew, Ryan (Kaitlyn) Ware and her beloved dog, Dottie. Preceded in death by her father, Byron Strausser.  Born March 12, 1951 in Sunbury Pennsylvania, Valory lived in 8 states across the country.  At the age of 20, while living in Illinois, she found her passion for horses that she would carry throughout her entire life. Earning her Master’s Degree from Michigan State University, Valory worked as a Chemical Engineer for Nabisco, General Motors and eventually retiring from Hughes Aircraft Company.  Valory had a zest for life and lived it to the fullest.  She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME, Ortonville.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, in Valory’s memory. A memorial will be held at a later date.  To send a condolence to the family please visit

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