Cathy Stroh

Cathy Jean “C.J.” Stroh, age 68, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 in Chappell.

A Life Celebration service will be held later in the summer. 

Cathy Jean “C.J.” (Edens) Stroh was born June 6, 1951 to Harold and Leona (Greiner) Edens in Chappell. 

On Oct. 20, 1984 she married Kenneth Stroh in North Platte.

C.J. belonged to a quilting group, bowling league, softball league, but most of all loved golf and dancing with her beloved husband. 

She was a member of the prayer warriors with her many Casper, Wyo., friends. C.J. was a talker and made many friends wherever she would go. Everyone loved her and she loved them. Her friends and family called her C.J. however; she loved to be called Skippy by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

C.J. is survived by her daughter, Amy R. Broyles of Chappell; son, Sean Stroh and wife, Ella of Kearney; mother-in-law; Norma Stroh of Sidney; sister, Carol Wiegand and husband, Delmar of Chappell; sisters-in-law; Pam Edens and Monica Rutherford and husband Mark; brother-in-law, Greg Stroh; grandchildren, Kodi Jean Austin and husband, Ricky of Virginia Beach, Va., Katie Scarlett Mitchell and husband, Kiefer of Sidney; great-grandchildren,Brennan Austin and Paisley Austin of Virginia Beach, Va., and many extended family and friends. 

C.J. was preceded in death by her husband, Ken; parents, Harold and Leona Edens; father-in-law, Roy Stroh; children, Jan Gina Modrell, Sherry Kay Modrell; and brother, Sterling Edens.

Condolences may be sent to the C.J. Stroh family, P.O. Box 56, Chappell, NE 69129. 

You may view C.J.’s Book of Memories, Leave condolences, photos and stories at

Gehrig-Stitt Chapel and Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of C.J.’s care and funeral arrangements.