Mary Elizabeth Straten
12/17/1929 - 9/18/2017
Mary Elizabeth Straten, passed away Monday, September 18,
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Thursday,
September 21, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bellmead with Father Albert
Ruiz as celebrant. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in West.
Rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm Wednesday, September 20, with visitation to
follow at Bellmead Funeral Home.
Mrs. Straten was born December 17, 1929 in Malone, Texas to
Frank and Julia (Neckar) Makovy. She married Daniel Straten on December 28, 1949.
She was a cafeteria worker at Connally Elementary and then Elm Mott Elementary
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Daniel
on December 16, 1981; her brothers, Ed, Frank, Emerick, Bill, and Joe Makovy
and sisters, Sophie Young and Lillian Losak.
Survivors include her son, Gary Straten and wife, Saundra;
her granddaughter, Tory Dobecka and husband, Kevin; her sister, Lois Veselka;
great-grandchildren, Quinlan and Rendon Dobecka; step-grandchildren, Jerry
Kaiser and wife, Anna, Kevin Kaiser and wife, Amber and Karen Kaiser; step
great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Ava, Kannon and Kash Kaiser and Shelby and Ashley
Pallbearers will be Jerry, Kevin and Shelby Kaiser, Kevin and
Rendon Dobecka and Billy Young.
A special thank you to all employees at The Atrium of
Bellmead who took care of my mother, Baylor Scott & White Hospice, nurses
and especially Lisa on 4th floor.
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