Marie Monson Clover Strasburg, 81, of American Fork, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. She was born December 28, 1932 in Shelley, Idaho to Elmer R. Monson and Edith White. She was the oldest born of their five children.\n\nMarie was raised in Lehi, Utah. After graduating from Lehi High she married Julian Clover on July 23, 1953.\n\nThey lived in multiple locations during their marriage and were excited to have their children. Their daughter Julie was first, then Jay a year later. She went through many struggles with four other children that were still born. This she turned into a positive to help develop a cure for RH factor by donating to the U of U research program..\n\nShe worked at Montgomery Ward in the 60-70's, after which she went back to school to be a LPN and then went to work at the Utah Developmental Center where she retired.\n\nJulian passed away in 1981, after which she found love again in 1985 when she married Allen Strasburg,\n\nThis made her very happy, with the addition of the large family she had always dreamed of. She loved traveling, going to the races and doing even the littlest of things her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Brother Dan Monson, and both her first husband Julian and second husband Allen.\n\nShe is survived by her siblings; Tim (Bonnie) Monson , Gloria Monson (Grant) Parker, Nancy Monson (Larry - Deceased) Wietzel, her children; Julie Clover, Jay Clover, Lindsay (Sheryl) Strasburg, Mike (Sue) Strasburg, Tim (Michelle) Strasburg, Susan (Garth) Hardinger, Linda Strasburg, Colleen Strasburg, Jeff (Anita) Strasburg and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.\n\nFuneral services will be held Monday, April 28, 2014 at 12:00 noon in the Olpin Family Mortuary Chapel, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove. Interment will be in the Lehi City Cemetery, 1100 North 400 East. After which a luncheon will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the American Fork 21st ward, 270 North 900 East, American Fork.\n\nCondolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.