Cohocton – Geraldine A. Strobel, 94 years of age passed away early Thursday morning March 19, 2020 at the Fred and Harriet Taylor Healthcare Facility where she had resided for the past couple of years.

Cohocton – Geraldine A. Strobel, 94 years of age passed away early Thursday morning March 19, 2020 at the Fred and Harriet Taylor Healthcare Facility where she had resided for the past couple of years.  

Geraldine was born June 1, 1925 in Eagle Lake, Maine the daughter of Gordon H. and Lulu (White) Larsen.  She grew up in the Eagle Lake and Avoca, NY areas.  However the majority of her life, she resided in Cohocton.  Geraldine and Robert Strobel were married and together celebrated many years of marriage prior to Robert passing way in 1995.  During World War II, Geraldine was employed at Mercury Aircraft but the majority of her life she was a housewife and homemaker.  

Geraldine was pre-deceased by her parents, Gordon and Lulu Larsen; her son, James Larsen in 1967 and her husband Robert in 1995; her brother-in-law, Carl L. Samuelson; her sister-in-law, Rebecca Larsen; and her nephew Dean Samuelson. She is survived by her sister, JoAnn E. Samuelson of Bath: her brother, Richard (Ruth) Larsen of Avoca; her nephews and niece, Carl Jr. (Robin) Samuelson of PA, Pamela (Joe) Wakefield of Bath, Richard J. (Eddith) Larsen of OK, Steven (Lisa) Larsen of Bath and Brian (Lisa) Larsen of Avoca; along with several great-nieces and nephews.  

Per Geraldine’s request her family will attend a private graveside service at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Cohocton.  Contributions in memory of Geraldine A. Strobel may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.  Geraldine and her family has been assisted by St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home, 109 West Naples St., Wayland.  For online condolences please visit, www.stgeorgefuneralhome.com.