Loretta Flavia Shannon passed away on October 12, 2019 in Raymond, Washington. She was born on April 13, 1915 in Frances, Washington to Francis and Elizabeth (Kroll) Strozyk. Loretta was a 1933 graduate of Lebam high school. On April 30, 1940 she married Harold E. Shannon; Harold passed away in 1986. Loretta was recognized as a talented artist and gardener and for contributing many beautiful hand knitted and crocheted items to family members, Veterans, and those in need of a warm hat or afghan. She was a lifelong member of Saint Lawrence Catholic Church in Raymond. Her family has the privilege of sharing the memories and history she preserved in her journals and photo albums. She was preceded in death by her brothers Felix Strozyk and Edward Strozyk (Julia), nephew Conrad Strozyk (Alene), niece Ellen Pekola (Henry) and great-great nephew Ross Jones. Survivors include five great nieces and nephews, 6 great-great nieces and nephews, 13 great-great-great nieces and nephews and one great-great-great-great niece. There will be a funeral mass at Saint Lawrence Catholic Church on October 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with a luncheon following in honor of Loretta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are in care of Stoller's Mortuary in Raymond, Washington.
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