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Lalla Booras, age 89, of Laveen, AZ passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2012.
Lalla immigrated from Iceland in 1945. She married her husband Peter and raised three wonderful children. She worked in the restaurant business for many years particularly with her husband in the family owned McDonalds. She loved playing cards, the casinos and was an avid reader. She had an unconditional love for all those close to her.
She was predeceased by her husband, Peter G. Booras, Sr., her grandsons, Zachary Peter and Joshua Edgar Booras and her granddaughter, Alexis Marren Booras.
She is survived by her children, Peter G. Booras, Jr., and his girlfriend, Cecily Brown, Rose Riskus and Barbara Booras and her husband, Edward James Standley; her grandchildren, Stephen Riskus (Jennifer), A. Michael Riskus (Melanie), Carly Riskus, Edward James "Trey" and Laura Standley and Arial Williamson; her great grandchildren, Grace and Victoria Riskus and Richard Mathis, Jr and Emma Brown, her brother, Olaf Olafsson (Jona) and her beloved caregiver, Ruthie Vega who treated her like a queen.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 20 at 1:30 pm at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Pike Creek where friends may visit with the family after 12:30. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery.
To send condolences, visit:
302 999 8277
Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
Published in The News Journal from Dec. 19 to Dec. 20, 2012