LAVONE AMBER STRUBE, age 98, of Rogue River, died Sunday, September 7, 2014, at Rose Cottage Adult Foster Care. No local services are planned. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements. Memorials in her name may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 8582 Rogue River Highway, Rogue River, Oregon 97537. She was born January 1, 1916, on a farm in Dickinson County, Iowa, near Spirit Lake. Her parents were Dorothea Knabe and Albert Weinberg. Her father died of appendicitis when she was age four, and her mother later remarried another farmer, Roy Moses,who farmed near Jackson, Minnesota. She grew up near Jackson, where she met and married Floyd Grant Strubein 1936, a union that lasted 70 years. After marrying, they lived in Jackson for five years before moving to Sibley, Iowa, where Floyd began working for Coca Cola, a job that would take them to other midwest locations, including Spirit Lake, Iowa; Marshall, Minnesota;Minot, North Dakota; and Rapid City, South Dakota. In Marshall, she began working in clothing retail sales, an occupation that continued until her retirement in the early 1990s. While in Rapid City, she became active in a women’s group in the local Missouri Synod Lutheran Church. She also pursued her hobbies of flower gardening, cooking, playing bridge, knitting and crocheting, and creating elaborate needlework pieces. The couple spent early retirement in Rapid City, moving to Anoka in 1999 tobe closer to family. In 2008, following her husband’s death, she relocated to Grants Pass, Oregon, to benear her daughter, Mary Korbulic. In April 2014, she moved to the adult foster care where she died. She is survived by her daughters, Monette Johnson and husband Dayton of Coon Rapids, Minnesota and Mary Korbulic and husband Paul of Rogue River, Oregon; a sister, Ellen Easterbrook of Bellingham,Washington; four grandchildren, Lisa Westman, Michael Johnson, Quinn Ko-rbulic, Christopher Korbulic; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her sister, Maxine Youmans; half-sisters, Eunice Berryman and Dorothy Matuska; and half-brothers, Kenneth Moses, MauriceMoses, and Delbert Moses.