April 5, 1930 - Sept. 11, 2012
Surrounded by her husband and two daughters, Carleen Straka, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed from this life into the welcoming arms of her Lord and Savior, Sept., 11, 2012.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Dr. Edward A. Straka, her two daughters, Ann (Bob) Smith and Sally (Dr. Robert) Davies, five grandchildren, Jeff (Abigail) Smith, Breanne, Stephanie, Matt, and Nick (Kari) Davies, and one great-grandson, Micah Davies, and her brother, Dr. Dick (Marge) Ettinger, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Carleen is preceded by her parents, Ruby and A. Howard Ettinger.
A Memorial Service was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Dallas, on Saturday, September 15, at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Churchs Playground Fund, in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center, who is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.dallastribute.com