STRAUSS- Leo Jerome Jerry Strauss Jr., aged 62 of Lowell passed away unexpectedly August 4 2010. He was preceded in death by his father Leo Strauss Sr.; sister Cheryl Murphy and daughter Caryn Renee Strauss. He is survived by his wife of 42 years Mary; children Lauri (Jake) Smit Sean (Stacy) Strauss; mother Imogene Peters; sister Lynn Schroeder; grandchildren Austin Brandon Dylan Makenna Jordyn Jaelyn and Gavin; several nieces and nephews. Jerry graduated from Forest Hills High School in 1966 and obtained an accounting degree from Davenport University becoming a financial advisor for Strauss and Company Inc. The U.S. Jaycees awarded him as one of the Outstanding Young Men of America an accomplishment he was proud of. Jerry loved camping traveling and spending time with his family. He will always be remembered as a devoted husband father and adoring grandfather. Funeral services will be August 9 at at the Roth-Gerst Chapel 305 N. Hudson Lowell Rev. Gene DeJong of Keystone Community Church officiating. Interment Pinckney Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Michigan 25900 Greenfield Rd., Suite 401 Oak Park MI 48237-9910.