Loretta F. Stricker (nee Becker), beloved wife of Clarence E. Stricker for almost 71 years, cherished mother of Bob Stricker, Susan (Bob) Furnish, and Jeanne (Don) Meinzen, devoted grandmother of Brian (Jennie), Brad (Melissa), Brecke (Derek Helman), Melissa, Michael (Shanda), Ashley (Tyler Heidel), Stacy (Jeff Strottman), Jessica (Eric Ludlow), and great-grandmother of 12, and with one on the way. She is also survived by her siblings, Margaret Nance, Dot Nevels, Buddy Becker, and Betty Friedmann. After a 20+ year battle of Demetia, she passed away on Monday, May 8th at the age of 92. Loretta & Clarence were the "sweethearts" of the nursing home where they lived. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Thomas-Justin Funeral Home, 7500 Montgomery Road., followed by a memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to The Shriner's Hospital for Children, 3229 Burnet Avenue (45229) or Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.