Obituary for Mrs. Doris D. Strauss

Doris D. (Kuhns) Strauss, 83, formerly of Temple and Kutztown, PA, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 4, 2022 in Georgetown, DE. She was the widow of Ralph R. Strauss who died on April 8, 1996, and whom she married on June 28, 1958.


Born in Wescosville, Lehigh County, PA, Doris was a daughter of the late Mervin and Edna G. (Mangold) Kuhns. She was a homemaker who took great pride in taking care of her home and raising her family. She was a member of Cedar Church, Allentown, and the Topton Senior Citizens Group. Doris loved to play BINGO and going to the casinos.


She is survived by her children, Robert Strauss, and his wife, Roxanne, Cumbola, PA, Barry Strauss, and his wife, Rosann, Temple, PA, Rita (Strauss) Judson, Leesport, PA, and Larry Strauss, and his wife, Jessica, Georgetown, DE; grandchildren, Chad, Melissa, Shawn Jr., Ashley, Emily, Stacy, Alyssa, Michael, Marissa and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Brianna, Arianna, Ethan, Noah, Lily, Brian, Nathaniel and Sirius; and great-great grandchildren, Paisley, Greyson and Cash.


She is also survived by her brother, Arthur Kuhns, widower of Shirley; sister, Florence (Kuhns) Hartzell, widow of Paul, Sr.; and was predeceased by brothers, Louis, Norman, Raymond and Paul; and sisters, Viola, Mary Lou, Eleanor, and Geraldine.


A graveside funeral service and burial will be held on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in Topton Union Cemetery, 6 N. Callowhill Street, Topton, PA, with The Reverend Candi Cain-Borgman officiating. 


Ludwick Funeral Homes and Cremation Care, Kutztown and Topton, PA is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at