Obituary: Carl Strauss

Obituary: Carl Strauss

Carl Strauss, 96, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2023.

Carl Strauss, 96, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2023. He was born and raised in New York to Max and Katie Strauss. After high school, he was a corporal in the Army and proudly served in the Korean War. He moved to Atlanta in 1962 with his bride, Laura Strauss (obm), and two sons, to pursue a career as a sales executive for the Southeast territory of Kemp and Beatley linens.

When he was not traveling, he loved playing tennis at the Standard Club and boating on Lake Lanier with family and friends. He also loved summer vacations in Florida with his family and the ‘New York’ Strauss’. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by son, Glenn Strauss, and his sister, Sylvia Dissin. Survivors include his daughter, Rena Holland, and husband Rick, Dunwoody; daughter, Lisa Mains, and husband Matthew, Norcross; son, Bradley, and wife, Jill, Savannah; grandchildren: Jenna, Kurt, Austin, Lindsey, Max, and Blake; brother, Bernie Strauss, of New York, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews.

Please sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. A private graveside service was held on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, with Rabbi Loren Lapidus officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.

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