GODELIEVE (BEERNAERT) KARAS, 80
DETROIT, MI. - Godelieve Karas (Beernaert), age 80, of Detroit, MI, born in Roeselare, Belgium, quietly and peacefully stepped from this life into eternity and into the arms of her Lord Jesus on November 8, 2012 due to respiratory failure.
She was preceded in death by her parents Oscar and Emma, and daughter, Shirley. She was the beloved Mother of Deborah, Christopher (Donna), Denise (Pete) and Loretta. Dearest Grandmother of Brittany, Brandon and Ryan. Sister of Juliette Collins.
Visitation is at Lakeland Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 2125 S. Bartow Highway, Lakeland, FL, 33801 Friday, November 16, 2012 from 12-2 pm. Graveside services will take place that day at 2:15pm.