Carolyn Sue Strait, 68, Granby, died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at her home, following a sudden illness. 


Carolyn Sue Strait, 68, Granby, died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at her home, following a sudden illness.  

She was born March 27, 1942, in Aroma, to Harry and Ethelyn (Russell) Clark.

Mrs. Strait was a lifelong area resident and graduated from Granby High School in 1960. She had worked as a machine operator at Granby Mfg, and as a sales clerk at Wal-Mart, for several years. She was an avid seamstress and loved doing crafts and reading.

Carolyn married Wilbur Strait, Nov. 15, 1961, in Granby; he survives.

Additional survivors include three children, Christopher Strait, Granby, Cindy Carpenter and husband, Carl, Carl Junction, and Stephen Strait and wife, Jodie, Huntersville, N.C.; four grandchildren, Justin Phillips, Jeremy Phillips, Casey Strait and Sean Strait; and a sister, Joann Turner and husband, Bill, Newtonia.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jessica Phillips.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, at Clark Funeral Home Chapel, Granby, with Rev. Fred Franks officiating.  Burial will follow in Granby Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Thursday with the family receiving friends from 6 - 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 26, Granby, 64844.

Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Granby.