Phone: 605-297-3456 Ext 153


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. in Chemistry with Secondary education endorsement
K-12 special education endorsement

Mrs. Mary Jo Strehlo

Mrs. Strehlo married Douglas Strehlo on June 6th, 2015.  Douglas is a welder at Valmont Industries in Farmount, MN.

She grew up in Osakis, Minnesota and graduated from Osakis High School in 1979. She attended Alexandria Community College and received an associate degree in medical technology. She then worked as a medical technologist from 1981 to 1998 in Minnesota and Iowa. Mary Jo went back to college part-time in 1994 and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a K-12 special education endorsement.

In 1998, she moved to Lennox, SD and  taught at Lennox High School from 1998 to 2004 and then came to Parker in the fall of 2004.

Mrs. Strehlo has four children, Danielle, is married and living in Sioux Falls and she works for the state of South Dakota in investments. Danielle and Micheal Mourer have 2 children.  Garrett is 5 years old and goes to kindergarden.  Alice is 3 years old.  Joshua, is married and living  in Farmingdale, ME and is a middle school mathematics’ teacher in the China Maine School District and his wife Krista is a middle scholl science teacher in the same district. Joshua and Kristen have one child.  Corrin is 18 months old. Rachelle is living in Sioux Falls and Davis is is living in Lennox, SD.

Her hobbies include crocheting, reading, gardening, and canning.