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Dolores Yvette Baum Strohbeen

Dolores Yvette Baum Strohbeen

Dolores Yvette Baum Strohbeen, 86, a business owner and soprano soloist, died Thursday, Sept. 28, after a decade-long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.

Dolores was born on February 10, 1931, on a couch in the living room of her parents' home in New Richmond, Wisconsin, to Herbert Baum, a Doughboy foreman, and Margaret Peters Baum. Dolores graduated from New Richmond High School as the salutatorian and attended Wisconsin State College, Milwaukee. Dolores eloped with Donald Strohbeen of New Richmond on Aug. 18, 1950. The couple celebrated their 67th anniversary in Wisconsin Dells on Aug. 18, 2017.

Dolores is survived by her husband Donald; her children David and Irene Strohbeen and David and Deidre Pike; grandchildren Benjamin and Patrick Strohbeen, and Daniel, Tabitha, Stephanie, and Jesse Pike; siblings Bettie, Robert and Gary Baum; and great-grandchildren Lilia and Lathan Pike and Coralee Miller. Dolores was preceded in death by daughter Deborah Ann Ball and grandson David Eric Pike.

A service for Dolores will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at Walnut Hill Bible Church in Baraboo.