Vernon A. Straten

Vernon A. Straten, 79, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church of Burleson. Interment: Skyvue Memorial Gardens. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Monday in Skyvue Victoria Chapel. Vernon owned and operated a real estate business with his wife, Lucille, after retiring from General Motors. He was a member of the United Auto Workers. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Sr. and Agnes Straten; brothers, Herman Straten, George Straten Jr. and Francis Straten; and sister, Antonette Straten. Survivors: Wife, Lucille Straten; son, Tommy Straten; daughter, Diana Straten; stepdaughters, Kathy Stroud and husband, Carter, and Marilyn Barnard and husband, Ken; stepson, Bruce Mrkos; silbings, Patsy Halmik, Reynold Straten, Dolores Otto, Rita Jurek, Annette Bettge, David Straten, Virginia Bartosh, Johnny Straten and Robert Straten; granddaughter, Caitlynn Austin; seven stepgrandchildren; and 18 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Funeral Home

Skyvue Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens
7220 Rendon Bloodworth Road Mansfield, TX 76063
(817) 478-6955

Published in Star-Telegram on Nov. 15, 2013