SHEILA STRAUKAS (CIEPLY) Sheila (Cieply) Straukas, passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. She was born in London, England, where she met and became the War Bride of Edward Cieply in 1944, who preceded her in death in 1967. She married Francis Straukas in 1987, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her son, Brian (Char) of Palatine, IL; sister-in-law, Barbara Statdler; and numerous nieces and nephews in the U.S. and England. Sheila was employed by the National Bus Traffic Association for 20 years. She was a life member of W.K. Sullivan PTA with whom she had maintained contact over the years. She loved dancing and dining out, and also delighted in visiting with many friends. She will be missed by all. There will be no visitation. Private interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Ave., Munster, IN in charge of arrangements (219-836-5000). www.burnskish.com
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Burns-Kish Funeral Home and Cremation Services
8415 Calumet Ave.
Munster, IN 46321
Published in The Times on Mar. 16, 2014