Natalie Sandra Strimel

October 13, 1937 - November 4, 2019

Natalie Sandra Strimel, 82, a resident of Fort Myers, FL for the past 18 years, formerly of Fort Lauderdale, FL, went to her Heavenly home on Monday, November 4, 2019 in Ft. Myers, FL. She was born October 13, 1937 in Chicago, IL to Frank and Mary Strimel, who pre-deceased her.

Natalie was a life-long Catholic. She received her English degree from the University of Illinois. Natalie was a high fashion model and taught modeling in Chicago, IL. She later served an Editor with TV Guide magazine in Lancaster, PA.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Dr. Sandra Pavelka of Alva, FL; three beloved grandchildren, Lauren, Breann, and Conner; cousin, Robert Strimel of Deltona, FL; and godson, Robert Byerly of Greendale, WI.

Private family services will be held.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Debbie Webb Nov 5, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    Dear Sandy and family, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom and Grandmother. I am praying for all of you. Love always Debbie Webb

  2. Mary Ann Zager Nov 5, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    My heartfelt prayers go out to all of Natalie’s family. I know that she’ll be dearly missed.
    With love in Christ,

  3. Gerry Thomas Jun 28, 2020 at 11:56 am

    Rest in peace my dear friend.

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