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She was born August 21, 1977 in Ottumwa to Steve and Leslie Cain Shepard. She married Steve Strait.
Surviving is her husband, Steve; a son, Sandler Strait; her parents, Steve (Leslie) Shepard; a sister, Michelle (Jim) Pirillo; and a brother, Steven Shepard.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, June Cain; her grandfather, Lester Cain; and a cousin, Bryan Shepard.
Her body has been cremated.
A Celebration of Life visitation will begin after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the family.
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